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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

7.45am: The Conservatives and Labour are set to resume nationwide campaigning today after pausing electioneering out of respect for the Manchester bombing victims.

Jeremy Corbyn will speak about police cuts, linking UK foreign policy to terror attacks, but will caveat: “Now is not the time, and this is not the event, to seek political advantage.”

Theresa May will chair a session on counter-terrorism at the G7 summit in Sicily.

The Prime Minister will say that the battle against ISIS is “moving from the battlefield to the internet”, and will urge leaders to put pressure on to technology companies to remove “harmful” terror content from the internet.

00.05am YouGov’s Anthony Wells said it was hard to determine the impact the bombing had on the election campaign, but insisted…

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