General election leaders' debate: who won?

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn played it safe but the audience were not convincedFull coverage of the TV debate - as it happenedNeither man attempted any jokes, and Boris Johnson’s typical verbal flair was not in evidence. Both men played...

General election leaders' debate: who won?

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn played it safe but the audience were not convinced

Neither man attempted any jokes, and Boris Johnson’s typical verbal flair was not in evidence. Both men played it pretty safe, but the audience was clearly sceptical about their answers on several occasions, scoffing at Jeremy Corbyn’s evasion over Brexit and the prime minister’s record on telling the truth.

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