This RSS feed URL is deprecated

Are UK pollsters heading for another embarrassing election? - The Conversation UK

Following the political surprises of 2015 and 2016, there has been much reflection and debate on the accuracy of the polls in the run-up to the impending snap-election of 2017. It is fair to say that, although perhaps somewhat unfair on the pollsters ...and more »

The pound drops below $1.28 as the Tories' poll lead continues to shrink - Business Insider

LONDON — The pound is more than 1% lower on Friday after a poll showed the Conservative Party's lead in the general election narrowing substantially. The poll, published by YouGov late on Thursday, showed the Labour Party increasing its projected vote ...and more »

Corbyn visit to grave of PLO terrorist from Munich attack stirs uproar - The Jerusalem Post

Jewish leaders called the revelation "beyond the pale," and demanded UK opposition leader Corbyn make his views known about Palestinian acts of violence. 2 minute read. Share on facebook. Share on twitter. Jeremy Corbyn. Britain's leader of the ...and more »

Theresa May retains lead in new poll taken after Manchester bombing - The Independent

Theresa May retains a 12-point lead in a ComRes opinion poll for The Independent – a finding that will steady Conservative nerves after a YouGov poll on Friday showed the lead narrowing to just five points. Despite growing support for Labour and Jeremy ...and more »

Young voters have registered to vote in force – Theresa May made a dire mistake underestimating them - The Independent

The news that over a quarter of a million under-25s registered to vote on the last possible day was encouraging for those who have been trying to mobilise the youth vote during this election campaign. The figures had been steadily rising in the days ...and more »

Elections 2017: Poll tracker shows how Labour has steadily eroded Conservative lead - The Independent

With less than three weeks to go until polling day, the Conservatives' lead over Labour has been steadily narrowing. The Independent's poll tracker, which charts the overall trend by taking an average of all mainstream polls, shows Theresa May's party ...and more »

Boris Johnson just called Jeremy Corbyn 'monstrous' for saying something he's said himself - Mirror.co.uk

The Foreign Secretary slammed Labour's leader for linking terror to foreign policy after the Manchester attack. But there's one problem. Share; Comments. By. Dan BloomPolitical reporter. 16:45, 26 MAY 2017; Updated 21:48, 26 MAY 2017. News. Play Video ...and more »

UK Labour Party's soft Brexit would still be hard - Reuters

LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) - A Labour government's soft Brexit would still be pretty hard. The UK opposition is gaining in polls ahead of Britain's June 8 vote. Leader Jeremy Corbyn is more pro-immigration than Tory Theresa May - but he is less pro ...and more »

Labour and Tory leaders interviewed by Jeremy Paxman - as it happened - The Guardian (blog)

This live blog has now wrapped up. For today's reaction to the interview, continue to today's blog: Corbyn and May teams both claim victory in Paxman showdown – live updates. Facebook Twitter Google plus. Share. Share this post. Facebook · Twitter ...and more »

Jeremy Corbyn: the war on terror is simply not working - The Guardian

The sight of the army on Britain's streets after the Manchester suicide bomb attack is a clear sign that the UK's foreign policy and approach to fighting terrorism is not working, Jeremy Corbyn has said. The Labour leader said there must be more money ...and more »