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In Pictures: Parties pull no punches on campaign trail

Jo Swinson and Nigel Farage both chose boxing rings for their latest media engagements.

Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson sparring in the boxing ring at Total Boxer in Crouch End (Aaron Chown/PA)
Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson sparring in the boxing ring at Total Boxer in Crouch End (Aaron Chown/PA)

By PA Reporters

Jo Swinson and Nigel Farage both resorted to tough talking on Wednesday’s election trail after choosing boxing rings for photo opportunities.

Boris Johnson, meanwhile, visited flood-hit areas of Yorkshire while Jeremy Corbyn and his team headed north of the border.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson walks with Lt Col Tom Robinson from the Light Dragoons and Oliver Harmar, Yorkshire area director of the Environment Agency, during a visit to Stainforth, Doncaster (Danny Lawson/PA)
The PM met local residents in Stainforth (Danny Lawson/PA)
Taxi for Boris? The Prime Minister also visited the London Electric Vehicle Company in Coventry (Stefan Rousseau/PA)
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon joined SNP candidate for Edinburgh West Sarah Masson to visit to The Shed, a climate challenge community project at North Edinburgh Arts (Jane Barlow/PA)
Ms Sturgeon challenged Westminster to ‘get its act together’ on green energy (Jane Barlow/PA)
Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson visited Total Boxer, a specialised boxing gym which offers training to young people as a means of keeping them away from violence, in Crouch End, London (Aaron Chown/PA)
Ms Swinson was put through her paces – could she be thinking of her rivals? (Aaron Chown/PA)
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn wore gloves of a more cosy nature during a visit to the Heart of Scotstoun Community Centre in Glasgow (Andrew Milligan/PA)
He was campaigning in support of Labour candidate Pam Duncan-Glancy (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Young Labour supporters wait for Jeremy Corbyn, to visit Sainsbury’s in Hamilton, Lanarkshire (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Heavyweight boxer Dereck Chisora backed Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage in Ilford (Joe Giddens/PA)
Mr Farage confirmed the Brexit Party will stand candidates in all Labour-held marginal seats (Joe Giddens/PA)



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