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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.

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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)

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

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.

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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)

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)

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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)

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The PM met local residents in Stainforth (Danny Lawson/PA)

The PM met local residents in Stainforth (Danny Lawson/PA)

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The PM met local residents in Stainforth (Danny Lawson/PA)

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Taxi for Boris? The Prime Minister also visited the London Electric Vehicle Company in Coventry (Stefan Rousseau/PA)

Taxi for Boris? The Prime Minister also visited the London Electric Vehicle Company in Coventry (Stefan Rousseau/PA)

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Taxi for Boris? The Prime Minister also visited the London Electric Vehicle Company in Coventry (Stefan Rousseau/PA)

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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)

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)

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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)

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Ms Sturgeon challenged Westminster to ‘get its act together’ on green energy (Jane Barlow/PA)

Ms Sturgeon challenged Westminster to ‘get its act together’ on green energy (Jane Barlow/PA)

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Ms Sturgeon challenged Westminster to ‘get its act together’ on green energy (Jane Barlow/PA)

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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)

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)

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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)

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Ms Swinson was put through her paces – could she be thinking of her rivals? (Aaron Chown/PA)

Ms Swinson was put through her paces – could she be thinking of her rivals? (Aaron Chown/PA)

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Ms Swinson was put through her paces – could she be thinking of her rivals? (Aaron Chown/PA)

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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)

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)

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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)

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He was campaigning in support of Labour candidate Pam Duncan-Glancy (Andrew Milligan/PA)

He was campaigning in support of Labour candidate Pam Duncan-Glancy (Andrew Milligan/PA)

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He was campaigning in support of Labour candidate Pam Duncan-Glancy (Andrew Milligan/PA)

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Young Labour supporters wait for Jeremy Corbyn, to visit Sainsbury’s in Hamilton, Lanarkshire (Andrew Milligan/PA)

Young Labour supporters wait for Jeremy Corbyn, to visit Sainsbury’s in Hamilton, Lanarkshire (Andrew Milligan/PA)

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Young Labour supporters wait for Jeremy Corbyn, to visit Sainsbury’s in Hamilton, Lanarkshire (Andrew Milligan/PA)

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Heavyweight boxer Dereck Chisora backed Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage in Ilford (Joe Giddens/PA)

Heavyweight boxer Dereck Chisora backed Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage in Ilford (Joe Giddens/PA)

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Heavyweight boxer Dereck Chisora backed Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage in Ilford (Joe Giddens/PA)

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Mr Farage confirmed the Brexit Party will stand candidates in all Labour-held marginal seats (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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Mr Farage confirmed the Brexit Party will stand candidates in all Labour-held marginal seats (Joe Giddens/PA)

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