Friday briefing: Johnson won't be brought to Neil

BBC broadcaster throws down gauntlet over interview … Johnson and Corbyn to debate in Southampton … Joe Biden calls heckler ‘damn liar’Good morning. Less than a week to go and the big questions are whether Boris Johnson can bear to face a grilling...

Friday briefing: Johnson won't be brought to Neil

BBC broadcaster throws down gauntlet over interview … Johnson and Corbyn to debate in Southampton … Joe Biden calls heckler ‘damn liar’

Good morning. Less than a week to go and the big questions are whether Boris Johnson can bear to face a grilling from BBC veteran (and the prime minister’s former Spectator boss) Andrew Neil, and how the main party leaders will fare in tonight’s BBC debate. We have the best of other news, including a potentially problematic exchange involving Joe Biden on the campaign trail.

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