Belfast Telegraph

Home News UK

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.

bpanews_e98c665c-6aee-4f85-b338-eedcc7d4645c_embedded248301608
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)
bpanews_e98c665c-6aee-4f85-b338-eedcc7d4645c_embedded248301609
The PM met local residents in Stainforth (Danny Lawson/PA)
bpanews_e98c665c-6aee-4f85-b338-eedcc7d4645c_embedded248307793
Taxi for Boris? The Prime Minister also visited the London Electric Vehicle Company in Coventry (Stefan Rousseau/PA)
bpanews_e98c665c-6aee-4f85-b338-eedcc7d4645c_embedded248301602
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)
bpanews_e98c665c-6aee-4f85-b338-eedcc7d4645c_embedded248301601
Ms Sturgeon challenged Westminster to ‘get its act together’ on green energy (Jane Barlow/PA)
bpanews_e98c665c-6aee-4f85-b338-eedcc7d4645c_embedded248301951
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)
bpanews_e98c665c-6aee-4f85-b338-eedcc7d4645c_embedded248302058
Ms Swinson was put through her paces – could she be thinking of her rivals? (Aaron Chown/PA)
bpanews_e98c665c-6aee-4f85-b338-eedcc7d4645c_embedded248301964
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)
bpanews_e98c665c-6aee-4f85-b338-eedcc7d4645c_embedded248302115
He was campaigning in support of Labour candidate Pam Duncan-Glancy (Andrew Milligan/PA)
bpanews_e98c665c-6aee-4f85-b338-eedcc7d4645c_embedded248304063
Young Labour supporters wait for Jeremy Corbyn, to visit Sainsbury’s in Hamilton, Lanarkshire (Andrew Milligan/PA)
bpanews_e98c665c-6aee-4f85-b338-eedcc7d4645c_embedded248305948
Heavyweight boxer Dereck Chisora backed Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage in Ilford (Joe Giddens/PA)
bpanews_e98c665c-6aee-4f85-b338-eedcc7d4645c_embedded248306433
Mr Farage confirmed the Brexit Party will stand candidates in all Labour-held marginal seats (Joe Giddens/PA)

PA

Popular

From Belfast Telegraph