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BBC cancels plans to host leaders' debate on Sunday

Dec 05, 2018 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

THE BBC has abandoned its plans for a televised debate between Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn on the draft Brexit deal after it failed to break an impasse over the proposed format.

In a move that throws the head-tohead confrontation into doubt, the broadcaster said it was "disappointed" not to have reached an agreement after 10 days of intense negotiations with Downing Street and the Labour Party.

Last night it released a statement confirming that it had abandoned the proposal, statin...