Corbyn re-elected as UK Labour leader after bitter fight

British opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn after being announced as the winner of the party's leadership contest at the Labour Party Leadership Conference in Liverpool on September 24, 2016Left-winger Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected British Labour leader on Saturday, seeing off a challenge from MPs but leaving the main opposition party split as critics said it was even further from power than before. In his acceptance speech, Corbyn urged unity, pledging to “wipe the slate clean” after accusations of bullying and fears of an irreparable breach between left-wingers and moderates.

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