British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn during the live debate. Photo: Handout via EPA-EFE

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn spar over Brexit in first election debate

  • Neither candidate appeared to land a knockout blow in the first of several planned televised debates ahead of the divisive December 12 poll
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn during the live debate. Photo: Handout via EPA-EFE
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Labour said it would bring the parts of telecommunications giant BT that deal with broadband into public ownership. Photo: Reuters

UK opposition Labour Party promises free broadband for all in election pledge

  • The eye-catching spending pledge was dismissed as a ‘crackpot scheme’ by Prime Minister Boris Johnson that would cost ‘many tens of billions’
  • Labour said it would bring the parts of telecommunications giant BT into public ownership as part of a nationalisation programme
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Labour said it would bring the parts of telecommunications giant BT that deal with broadband into public ownership. Photo: Reuters
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