Rivals let rip in Brexit TV debate

This picture shows (L-R) Conservative Party politician Andrea Leadsom, Labour Party politician Gisela Stuart and Former Mayor of London and Conservative Party politician Boris Johnson talking during The ITV Referendum Debate in London on June 9, 2016The rival camps in Britain’s EU membership referendum tore into each other Thursday in an ill-tempered first television debate dominated by accusations of lies and scaremongering. Former London mayor Boris Johnson and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon traded barbs in a two-hour, six-way spat fought on the main battlegrounds of immigration and the economy. The debate ended two hours before the extended deadline to register to vote in the June 23 referendum on whether Britain should stay in the European Union or leave the 28-country bloc.

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