Streatham Guardian

In graphic: Poll of polls with six days to go

With six days until the snap General Election, the seven-day rolling average of all published polls shows support for the Conservatives is at 43%.

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The Labour Party has 36%, the Lib Dems 8%, Ukip on 4% and the Green Party with 2%.

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Star Wars items among the lots at Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher auction

Carrie Fisher’s life-size Princess Leia statue and Debbie Reynolds’s chiffon dress from Singin’ In The Rain are among the items to be auctioned after their deaths a day apart from each other.

The Los Angeles estate shared by the mother and daughter will also be on sale ...

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Corbyn attacks May’s ‘subservience’ to Trump amid US climate accord snub

Jeremy Corbyn has accused Theresa May of “subservience” to US president Donald Trump by failing to join fellow European leaders in pledging to keep up the fight on climate change.

A decision by Mr Trump to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement – the world’s first ...

2017-06-02 12:51 open_in_new
Fact check: Trump’s shaky claims on climate accord

Announcing that the US will withdraw from the Paris climate accord, Donald Trump misplaced the blame for what ails the coal industry and laid a shaky factual foundation for his decision.

The primary cause has been competition from cleaner-burning natural gas, which has been made cheaper ...

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Enda Kenny pledges ‘full support’ to new Taoiseach as voting ends

Ireland’s outgoing prime minister Enda Kenny has pledged to fully support his successor.

The Republic’s next Taoiseach is expected to be known early on Friday evening when votes to elect the next leader of the Fine Gael party are counted in the Mansion House in ...

2017-06-02 12:51 open_in_new
Tory candidate Craig Mackinlay facing court over 2015 general election expenses

Conservative candidate Craig Mackinlay – who stood against Nigel Farage in the 2015 general election – has been charged over allegations relating to his election expenses.

In a statement, the Crown Prosecution Service said that Mackinlay, 50, Marion Little, 62, and Nathan Gray, 28, had ...

2017-06-02 12:51 open_in_new
Fire crews from across Surrey and London tackle between 80 and 100 tonnes of burning waste at Epsom recycling centre

Eight fire crews had to tackle between 80 and 100 tonnes of burning waste at an Epsom recycling centre.

Two engines from Sutton and other crews from Reigate, Leatherhead, Chertsey, Epsom, Esher, and Surbiton spent two hours fighting the fire in Blenheim Road.

The ...

2017-06-02 12:51 open_in_new
Plans for massive £70million Riverside development in Earlsfield head to planning committee after 50 objections made

A £70million development has been proposed to transform an industrial estate in Earlsfield into homes for more than 400 residents as well as office space.

A riverside park, open to the public, has also been included in the plans. Supporters and interest groups of the Wandle trail ...

2017-06-02 12:51 open_in_new
Man Utd target Antoine Griezmann indicates he will stay at Atletico Madrid

Antoine Griezmann on Thursday evening pledged his commitment to Atletico Madrid, after it emerged Manchester United’s interest in a summer move for the France forward had cooled.

The 26-year-old – linked with a host of Europe’s top clubs – took to social media to ...

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Martin Kaymer dismayed by ‘unfair’ and ‘nasty’ comments about Tiger Woods

Former world number one Martin Kaymer has hit out at the “nasty and disrespectful” reaction to Tiger Woods’ arrest for driving under the influence.

Woods was arrested in the early hours of Monday morning near his home in Florida after being found asleep at the wheel of ...

2017-06-02 12:51 open_in_new
Haskell backs Daly to cope with busy schedule and Lions debut

James Haskell has backed Wasps team-mate Elliot Daly to handle the seven-day gap between the 100-minute Premiership final and his potential British and Irish Lions debut.

England centre Daly has been promoted to the Lions’ bench for Saturday’s tour opener against the New ...

2017-06-02 12:51 open_in_new
New Zealand hooker Dane Coles in fitness race to face Lions

New Zealand hooker Dane Coles faces a race against time to be fit to start the British and Irish Lions Test series due to ongoing concussion problems.

Coles has not played since suffering a head issue in March, and is now a doubt to be ready for the Hurricanes’ Super Rugby clash with ...

2017-06-02 12:51 open_in_new
Fire crews from across Surrey and London tackle between 80 and 100 tonnes of burning waste at Epsom recycling centre

Eight fire crews had to tackle between 80 and 100 tonnes of burning waste at an Epsom recycling centre.

Two engines from Sutton and other crews from Reigate, Leatherhead, Chertsey, Epsom, Esher, and Surbiton spent two hours fighting the fire in Blenheim Road.

The ...

2017-06-02 12:51 open_in_new
Plans for massive £70million Riverside development in Earlsfield head to planning committee after 50 objections made

A £70million development has been proposed to transform an industrial estate in Earlsfield into homes for more than 400 residents as well as office space.

A riverside park, open to the public, has also been included in the plans. Supporters and interest groups of the Wandle trail ...

2017-06-02 12:51 open_in_new
Kezia Dugdale vows ending child poverty would be at heart of Labour government

Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale has highlighted her plans to tackle child poverty, as she accused the SNP and Tories of being too focused on division to address the issue.

The party’s manifesto pledges an increase in the minimum wage and a boost for family benefits.

Ms ...

2017-06-02 11:45 open_in_new
Ticket touts attempt to cash in on Manchester charity concert

Tickets for the One Love Manchester benefit concert are being listed for auction online at several times their face value.

Stars including Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Coldplay, Take That and Miley Cyrus will join Ariana Grande at Old Trafford Cricket Ground with the £40 tickets snapped up ...

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Police appeal to track Manchester bomber’s movements through CCTV images

The public is being urged to help police piece together the Manchester bomber’s final movements as his cousins claimed he plotted “secretly to himself”.

New CCTV images have been released showing Salman Abedi moving about the city’s streets and hauling a blue ...

2017-06-02 11:45 open_in_new
Cricket partnership aims to encourage young boys to take up ballet

Billy Elliot may have been a hit film and musical, but getting young boys to follow in the light-footed miner’s son’s footsteps and take up dance is still a challenge.

Now the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is hoping to boost the numbers and find the next Rudolf Nureyev or ...

2017-06-02 11:45 open_in_new
PM condemned for failing to stand up for climate change deal as US pulls out

Theresa May has come under fire after she failed to join fellow European leaders in pledging to keep up the fight against climate change following Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the US from the Paris Accord.

In a phone call with the US president shortly after his White House ...

2017-06-02 11:45 open_in_new
One in 10 avoids foreign travel ‘because of language barrier’

Millions of Britons do not travel abroad because they cannot speak a foreign language, a report says.

A study by hostel booking site Hostelworld found that one in 10 people in this country are put off visiting overseas because of language barriers.

A survey of 8,000 people in six ...

2017-06-02 11:45 open_in_new
Mexico too strong for Republic of Ireland in New Jersey international

Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland understudies were handed a lesson in international football as rampant Mexico powered their way to victory at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.

First-half goals from Jesus Corona and Raul Jimenez and a third after the break from Carlos Vela ...

2017-06-02 11:45 open_in_new