An ice sculpture is put in place for British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the studio before the start of the Channel 4 News' General Election climate debate in London on Thursday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Boris Johnson replaced by melting ice block in climate change TV debate, as Tories cry foul

  • Ex-environment minister not allowed to serve as substitute after British PM declined to take part
  • Conservative Party says broadcaster broke impartiality rules by depriving them of representation ahead of general election
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An ice sculpture is put in place for British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the studio before the start of the Channel 4 News' General Election climate debate in London on Thursday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson takes a sip of cider as he visits Healey's Cornish Cyder Farm in Callestick, Cornwall on Wednesday. Photo: AFP

Boris Johnson on course for major victory in British general election, pollsters predict

  • British PM likely to win majority of 68 in parliament, according to YouGov, which accurately projected results in 2017
  • That would be best result for Tories since Margaret Thatcher’s 1987 victory
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson takes a sip of cider as he visits Healey's Cornish Cyder Farm in Callestick, Cornwall on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
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