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Live from Salford in Greater Manchester, Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn go head to head in their first TV debate.

The UK leaders  will set out how they would break the political deadlock and heal a divided nation. The debate will be  moderated by Julie Etchingham.    Each leader will have one minute each for their opening statements and 45 seconds for closing statements in front of the live studio…

Watch live:


Immediately after the debate, stay watching for a special programme with reaction and analysis of the head-to-head.

Key notes:  

  • The great Brexit gamble – Rabobank
  • GBP/USD: Firm around 4-week high, ignores Brexit news amid UK’s political optimism
  • EU trade boss tells UK PM he will get ‘bare bones’ Brexit trade deal or none at all – The Sun

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More to come…