Labour gains eight points in new poll, narrowing Conservative lead

A man films Jeremy Corbyn the leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party on his mobile phone as he speaks at a campaign event in Leeds

Labour has hit its highest poll rating since the General Election was called after launching its radical manifesto.

The poll follows Labour's manifesto launch in which it laid out plans to nationalise industries.

He blamed what he described as media bias against Corbyn, a veteran left-winger who after decades on the rebellious fringe of the party unexpectedly became Labour leader in 2015 on a wave of enthusiasm from grassroots party members.

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has rejected suggestions that Labour MPs are distancing themselves from Jeremy Corbyn as he challenged a journalist to reveal their sources.

"That a Conservative chancellor can't tell the difference between capital spending and revenue spending is extremely worrying". I'm full optimism for what Labour can achieve.

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"If you are earning at the very top end I think it is reasonable that you make a slightly larger contribution to our society's needs", he said.

The 72-year-old star also made reference to the campaign by grime stars including JME - which aims to encourage young people to vote and get Corbyn into number 10 - in his public service announcement, writing: "show us how it's done!#grime4corbyn".

Gibraltar's inclusion in the Labour manifesto was welcomed yesterday by Gibraltar's political parties.

The Lib Dem programme will include a rent-to-own scheme to enable tenants purchase their homes with increased spending on schools and health - in part paid for by a 1p increase on income tax.

Issuing a market update this morning, bookmaker William Hill has revealed that betting on the Tories is now outmatching Labour wagers by 10:1.

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