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UK: General Election Lunchtime Update:
- Lab leader Corbyn produces leaked docs he says prove Cons are putting "the NHS
up for sale" in trade talks with US. Cons respond saying the docs do not show
that, and that NHS will not be on the table.
- Takes focus off Andrew Neil interview with Corbyn aired last night that has
gone down poorly, with Corbyn refusing to apologise for Lab antisemitism.
Johnson faces Neil this evening at 1900GMT (1400ET, 2000CET) on BBC1. 
- SNP launch manifesto, pledging to stop Brexit, hold indyref2 in 2020 and scrap
Trident nuclear deterrent. Leader Sturgeon states she would do deal with Lab,
not Con, and that Johnson is "unfit for office".
- Last 24hrs Opinion Polling:
-- YouGov: CON: 43% (+1) LAB: 32% (+2) LDEM: 13% (-3) BREX: 4% (+1) GRN: 2% (-2)
-- IpsosMORI (Net Favourability, Favourable minus Unfavourable): Johnson: -14
(-5) Farage -30 (-2) Swinson -31 (-12) Corbyn -35 (+3)
- Latest Betting Probabilities, %: Con maj 67.8, Lab min 11.2, Con min 6.1,
Lab/SNP 6.1. Yesterday: Con maj 65.4, Lab min 13.0, Con min 6.8, Lab/SNP 4.9

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