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UK leaders square-off in first debate of election campaign

Credit: Seattle Times- Published 2 weeks ago
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn are preparing to square off in the first televised debate of this year’s election campaign. The hour-long encounter Tuesday offers Corbyn a chance to make up ground in opinion polls, which show his Labour Party trailing Johnson’s...
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Published 3 weeks ago -  01:17
Blackford calls High Court verdict a 'democratic outrage'
Ian Blackford has said the High Court decision to allow ITV to go ahead a host the two-candidate debate between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn is a "democratic outrage". He called on Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn to "do the right thing", adding "they debate in parliament on a weekly basis". The SNP's Westminster Leader also raised concerns over the importance of the ITV debate adding "there is irrefutable academic evidence that the first debate in any Westminster election campaign is the one that leads to many people...making their minds up on how to vote". Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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