The north of England, a former industrial heartland, was long a bastion of support for the centre-left Labour party. But last year the region voted to leave the European Union, while Labour campaigned in favour of remaining in the bloc. So which way will the north lean in this Thursday's general election? And how might the recent terror attacks in Manchester and London impact on the results? Our correspondent reports from Manchester and Hartlepool.
A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Laura Burloux.
Senior Analyst, Drum Cussac