November 19, 2019 / 8:49 PM / 24 days ago

UK's Johnson and Corbyn shake hands, agree to improve tone of political debate

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson shook hands with his rival, opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, during a live television debate on Tuesday as both men agreed to improve the tone of Britain’s political debate.

The two men shook hands after the ITV debate host Julie Etchingham asked: “Will you shake hands to make a pledge to improve politics?”

Reporting by Kylie MacLellan and Elizabeth Piper, writing by William James

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