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In Pictures: On the battle buses – party leaders hit the road

Boris Johnson stopped off for a cup of tea in the North East.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn unveils the Labour battle bus in Liverpool (Jacob King/PA)
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn unveils the Labour battle bus in Liverpool (Jacob King/PA)

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Party leaders left Westminster behind on Thursday to set off on the campaign trail.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson took to the skies in the Conservative campaign plane – dubbed “Con Air” by the PM.

Meanwhile, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn unveiled the party’s battle bus in Liverpool and Jo Swinson of the Liberal Democrats headed to Somerset.

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson boards a plane he dubbed ‘Con Air’ on the Conservative campaign trail (Stefan Rousseau/PA)
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In his first visit of the day, Boris Johnson met staff at the Tetley Tea factory in Stockton, Teesside (Stefan Rousseau/PA)
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson tastes whisky at the Roseisle Distillery in Moray with Ewan Andrew (left) from Diagio and candidate Douglas Ross (Stefan Rousseau/PA)
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It’s official: The City of London Corporation’s Common Cryer and Serjeant-at-Arms, Colonel Geoffrey Godbold, reads the Royal Proclamation on the steps of the Royal Exchange to summon a new Parliament to be formed after the General Election (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)
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A Labour supporter holds a Jeremy Corbyn annual ahead of a speech from shadow chancellor John McDonnell in Liverpool (Jacob King/PA)
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Shadow chancellor John McDonnell outlined Labour’s economic plans, including a renewed focus on the North (Jacob King/PA)
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Jeremy Corbyn unveils the Labour battle bus in Liverpool (Jacob King/PA)
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Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson during a visit to Free Rangers Nursery in Midsomer Norton (Aaron Chown/PA)
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Talking tactics with head of office Sara Mosavi (Aaron Chown/PA)

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