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General election campaigning was suspended in the wake of the Manchester suicide bombing which killed 22 people and injured more than 100 at Manchester Arena on Monday night. 

Ukip announced its manifesto yesterday morning and the other political parties are now resuming campaigning today, with Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn both set to give speeches on terrorism.

With just two weeks to go until the general election on June 8, here are updates, the most recent polls and breaking news about the general election campaign. 


General election polls: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn

Friday 26 May

12.20am: The Green Party has praised Mr Corbyn’s speech, with co-leader Jonathan Bartley saying: “The responsibility for terror attacks like that in Manchester lies solely with those who perpetrate these heinous crimes, but it is important to look at the wider picture too.

“The Labour leader is right to point to failed western intervention as a cause of instability. Indeed when you look at the Libyan intervention you see failure at almost every level.

“If we’re going to beat terrorism we need both adequate security measures at home and a look at how Britain’s role in world affairs can have serious unintended consequences which lead to greater insecurity.”

Lib Dem leader Tim Farron has criticised the speech, calling Mr Corbyn’s…

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