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Summary

  1. The UK faces an extra £2.4bn bill from Brussels if it remains part of the EU, Boris Johnson says
  2. David Cameron warns an EU exit could push up mortgage rates
  3. Leave campaigners say the UK could be pushed into future eurozone bailouts if it stays in the EU
  4. Former PM Sir John Major attacks the "squalid" and "deceitful" campaign to get the UK out of the EU

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By Aiden James and Jackie Storer

All times stated are UK

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Theresa May

Alex Hunt

BBC News

A guide to how the UK will leave the European Union after the 2016 referendum.

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Passengers at Heathrow arrivals

The Dutch prime minister warns other countries will retaliate if the UK leaves the EU and adopts a points-based migration policy.

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Ballot box

The deadline to register to vote in the UK's European Referendum is at midnight on 9 June. Here's how to register.

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The Chancellor, George Osbourne

The Chancellor, George Osborne, believes more stringent checks on the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic are inevitable, should the UK leave the EU.

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Boris Johnson and Michael Gove

Staying in the EU is the "riskier" option for the UK because it will be unable to control rising migration, Boris Johnson warns - as Remain campaigners accuse his side of "fantasy politics".

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Will the UK pay for future euro bailouts?

Reality Check

Euro coins
BBC

The claim: The Vote Leave campaign is claiming that "UK taxpayers will keep paying for the huge bills caused by the euro crisis" and that "these bills will only increase".

Reality Check verdict: The UK will not pay for future eurozone bailouts. This has already been agreed by EU leaders. In addition, the UK-EU deal from February, which will be implemented if the UK votes to stay in the EU, reinforces this and states that the UK would be reimbursed if the general EU budget is used for the cost of the eurozone crisis.

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Rees-Mogg on Major: The 'bitter ramblings of a vengeful man'

Westminster Hour

Radio 4's Westminster Hour

Jacob Rees-Mogg launches an extraordinary attack on the former Prime Minister John Major

Jacob Rees-Mogg launches an extraordinary attack on the former Prime Minister John Major. The Conservative backbencher tells Carolyn Quinn on the Westminster Hour that the former PrM "destroyed hundreds of thousands of jobs with his failed European policy". He said John Major "ought to know how to behave better" and it was "all to do with his bitterness over his failings".

Margaret Thatcher in 1975

Brian Wheeler

Political reporter

Both sides in the 1975 European referendum made some bold claims - did any of them come true?

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Johnson and PM disagree over EU impact on UK fishermen

Tom Heap and Boris Johnson
BBC

No doubt Andrew Marr will quiz Boris Johnson on a wide range of topics, and it's possible the EU's role in the UK fishing industry could be one of them. The former London mayor, from the Leave campaign, told BBC's Countryfile British fishermen needed to be freed from "crazy" EU rules.

But his views clashed with those of the prime minister, who told the programme the value of the UK's fishing industry had gone up over the last five years.

The EU's Common Fisheries Policy sets rules for the amount of fish each country's boats can catch.

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UK 'could be dragged into future eurozone bailout', warn Leave campaigners

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Elsewhere, in a letter to David Cameron and George Osborne, leading Vote Leave campaigners say remaining in the EU would tie Britain's economy to a eurozone "crisis", which is a "danger to Britain".

Justice Secretary Michael Gove, former London Mayor Boris Johnson, and Gisela Stuart, MP for Birmingham Edgbaston, warned the UK would not be protected from future potential bailouts of eurozone countries.

"The eurozone institutions remain broken and have been unable to cope with the euro's crisis," they wrote.

EU exit 'could push up UK mortgage costs', warns PM

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Our main story this morning is the warning from David Cameron that the cost of an average mortgage in the UK could rise by nearly £1,000 a year if Britain leaves the European Union.

He and other Remain campaigners say uncertainty caused by exiting the EU could tighten credit conditions and push up rates according to Treasury analysis.

Leave campaigners, though, are calling the claims "desperate stuff".

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Good morning

Hello and welcome to today's live coverage of the EU referendum campaign. We'll bring you all the main news from Sunday's political programmes, as well as analysis on the latest arguments from the Leave and Remain sides. 

Summary of Friday's developments

Michael Gove has faced live questions on the EU referendum. The pro-Leave justice secretary's grilling was the followup to David Cameron's the night before. He called on voters to "take back control" from "Europe's elites". He faced often hostile questions including on Vote Leave's claims about the cost of the EU. Scroll down for as-it-happened text commentary or read the report of the show here.

After the programme, Vote Leave called for an extra £100m a week - saved by quitting the EU - to be spent on the NHS.

The Remain campaign said Mr Gove had "failed to set out a credible plan for Britain outside the EU".

Earlier:

JP Morgan warned it may cut up to 4,000 UK jobs if there is a vote to leave the European Union

The Electoral Commission said polling cards were wrongly sent to at least 3,462 EU citizens who are not allowed to vote in the referendum

Downing Street said family members of British soldiers who died in the Iraq war will not have to pay £767 for copies of the Chilcot report

UKIP's only MP praises Gove's interview

Douglas Carswell, UKIP's only MP, said Michael Gove "did fantastically" during a Sky News interview.

He said the audience was "shockingly hostile" to David Cameron but applauded Michael Gove after pretty much every answer.

He said it had been a very good evening for the Leave campaign.

Mr Carswell said: "He went down incredibly well with the audience in the studio."

Gove's 'positive message'

Tory MP and justice minister Dominic Raab, an "Out" campaigner, told Sky News that Mr Gove portrayed an optimistic view.

He said: "We didn't descend into any of this negative scaremongering.

"I think that the message is positive as it is about taking back control."

Gove 'was a fact-free zone'

Lord Falconer, shadow justice secretary and "In" campaigner, told Sky News: "Michael never mentioned once what the detail of the economy would look like."

"My feeling is that the British people want the facts and Michael was a fact-free zone tonight."

He said there were "a lot" of economists who said the UK would suffer a "severe economic downturn" if we leave the EU.

Leave campaign 'can't guarantee people's jobs'

Britain Stronger In Europe tweets...

'Terrific, calm performance' from Gove

Ukip leader tweets...

Boris Johnson: Gove 'hits it out of the park'

Ex-London mayor and Leave campaigner tweets...

Gove 'skilfully deploys Leave's blank sheet appeal'

Today presenter, BBC Radio 4, tweets...

Gove 'absolutely not' planning a leadership bid

Are you planning a tilt at the leadership job, Michael Gove is asked?

"Absolutely not," he replies.

And as the closing music sounds, the justice secretary gives his final message - if the UK votes to leave, "We can ensure that we make this country, once more, truly great."

Gove's argument branded 'weird' by minister

Chief secretary to the Treasury tweets...

Steel worker asks how EU vote will affect his job

Steel plant
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A Port Talbot steel worker asks Mr Gove how he should vote to protect his job. The minister says there are many issues to weigh up - but that leaving the EU would allow the government "additional flexibility" to step in and support struggling industries.

Gove plays down prospect of second Scottish referendum

Michael Gove says he does not think a vote to leave would trigger a second Scottish independence referendum.

"Whatever the result of this referendum it will be democracy in action," he says.

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said Scotland being taken out of the EU against its will could trigger a second independence vote.

Jeremy Hunt - Gove would 'surrender control'

Health secretary tweets...

£350m figure 'totally wrong'

Lib Dem leader tweets...

Gove defends focus on immigration

Debate audience
Sky News

Immigration is the next subject as Sam in the audience criticises the Leave side's focus on the subject. Mr Gove says he agrees with her that the UK's diversity is one of its strengths. It is discriminatory that EU citizens get priority over people from countries such as India he says, claiming leaving would allow the creation of a "totally inclusive, non-racist" system that works in the interests of everyone in the country.

Read more: Reality Check: Would a Australian points-based system work for the UK?

Michael Gove: Cameron is 'trying to scare you'

It's a hostile first question - the Leave campaign is branded "project lies" over its use of the £350m figure (see below).

Michael Gove uses this to attack the Remain campaign's "project fear" tactics - saying last night's interview with his friend David Cameron was "an exercise in trying to scare you".

The £350m figure is "the difference between the total amount we hand over and what we get back," he adds.  

Time to say 'you're fired' to EU 'elites', says Michael Gove

After a tussle over the UK's trading future outside the EU (see a Reality Check look at Mr Gove's previous comments on this here) the justice secretary rounds off the interview by saying it's time to say "you're fired" to "unelected, unaccountable elites". Next up - studio audience questions.

Johnson praises 'the Gover'

Ex-London mayor and Leave campaigner tweets...

The Remainers' view

Stronger In campaign tweets...

Gove says the EU 'destroys jobs'

The justice secretary says he has seen friends and family lose their jobs because of the EU.

"Do not skate over their misery," he tells Faisal Islam when the interviewer doubts down the significance of this claim.

Clash over £350m EU cost claim

We're on to one of the Leave campaign's key claims - that the UK sends £350m a week to the EU. 

Here is the BBC Reality Check's assessment of this figure, and here is Newsnight's Nicholas Watt on the politics behind the claim.

Presented with criticism of the figure, Mr Gove says the important thing is "we don't have control of that money".

Gove: I'm asking the public to trust themselves

Michael Gove
Sky News

Faisal Islam now challenges Michael Gove over the world leaders and other significant individuals backing Remain. "Why should people trust you over them?" he asks. The justice secretary replies: "I am not asking them to trust me, I am asking the public to trust themselves".

He gets the first applause of the night when he says the people backing Remain have done well out of the EU.

Gove live show starts with economic question

Sky News

We're up and running with live questions to Michael Gove. Sky's political editor Faisal Islam opens by asking him to name an independent economic authority in favour of his EU exit argument. Mr Gove says the big names that have come out for Remain "have been wrong in the past". He also says 300 business figures have put their name to his campaign.

Gove prepares for live questioning

Michael Gove
PA

Pro-Leave Justice Secretary Michael Gove is preparing to take part in the latest live set-piece event of the EU referendum campaign. From 20:00 BST, he will be interviewed and also take questions from a studio audience in a Sky News special.

Friday news round-up

So what's been making the headlines today?

  •  UKIP's Nigel Farage says the EU debate is about "more than money" - and the renewed focus on immigration is a turning point in the campaign to leave
  • JP Morgan may cut up to 4,000 UK jobs if there is a vote to leave the European Union, its chief executive warns
  • Families of the 179 British soldiers who died in the Iraq war will not have to pay for the full Chilcot report, which costs £767, Downing Street says
  • Failure to deport 13,000 foreign criminals - equivalent to a "small town" - will lead people to "question the point" of the UK remaining in the EU, a report claims 
  • David Cameron says migration can be managed if the UK remains inside the EU and it would be "madness" to try to control it by voting to leave.