Leaders' debates

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BBC debate: Johnson and Corbyn clash over Brexit, NHS and racist language – as it happened
Conservative leader faced off against Labour leader in last televised debate before the election

Andrew Sparrow (now) and Sarah Marsh (earlier)

06, Dec, 2019 @11:10 PM

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Lying liar lies some more as Boris Johnson braves BBC studio for debate | John Crace
Jeremy Corbyn tries, but fails, to bring leaders’ live televised face-off back to some kind of reality

John Crace

06, Dec, 2019 @10:13 PM

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How credible are Corbyn and Johnson's BBC debate claims?
We look at the plausibility of party leaders’ arguments in final head-to-head debate

Hilary Osborne and Jamie Grierson

06, Dec, 2019 @9:28 PM

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Boris Johnson’s absence said it all | Letters
Letters: Readers take the prime minister to task for ducking out of the party leaders’ debate on the climate crisis


29, Nov, 2019 @5:07 PM

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Tories left on ice in TV debate as leaders vie for climate credentials
Johnson’s absence in Channel 4 debate mars milestone for environmental politics

Sandra Laville and Frances Perraudin

28, Nov, 2019 @9:49 PM

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Tories threaten Channel 4 after ice sculpture takes PM's place in debate
Conservatives say they could review channel’s broadcasting remit if they win election

Jim Waterson Media editor

28, Nov, 2019 @6:52 PM

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This week on Twitter: things that didn’t actually happen to Boris Johnson | Joel Golby
An ‘anonymous’ letter of support. The prime minister not being laughed at. Who cares about the truth? There’s an election going on, says author Joel Golby

Joel Golby

26, Nov, 2019 @7:25 PM

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We’ve already got a climate crisis – let’s not turn it into a culture war | Alice Bell
Shouting slogans won’t change anyone’s mind, says Alice Bell, co-director at climate change charity Possible

Alice Bell

22, Nov, 2019 @10:01 AM

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Boris Johnson set to snub election leaders' debate on climate crisis
Channel 4 to broadcast first such discussion – but prime minister unlikely to participate

Matthew Taylor and Sandra Laville

21, Nov, 2019 @10:09 PM

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General election: Liberal Democrats promise £50bn windfall from stopping Brexit at manifesto launch – as it happened
Lib Dems to promise £50bn windfall from stopping Brexit; prime minister reveals national insurance manifesto pledge

Andrew Sparrow, Frances Perraudin, Kevin Rawlinson, Kate Lyons and Damien Gayle

20, Nov, 2019 @9:49 PM

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Corbyn needs to rouse his fighting spirit to win this election | Aditya Chakrabortty
The leaders’ debate had no victor. Johnson was a one-trick Brexit pony but Corbyn failed to land an attack, says Guardian columnist Aditya Chakrabortty

Aditya Chakrabortty

20, Nov, 2019 @10:37 AM

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Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn clash in ITV election debate over 'NHS for sale' claim – as it happened
Follow live as prime minister and Labour leader take part in first TV clash of the campaign

Andrew Sparrow (now); Haroon Siddique and Alison Rourke (earlier)

19, Nov, 2019 @11:19 PM

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