Britain’s Labour Party prepares for leadership race

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British Labour Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Angela Eagle speaks during the launch of her Labour Party leadership campaign in London, Britain, 11 July 2016.

Britain’s Labour Party prepares for leadership race


The embattled leader of Britain’s Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, has been struggling to keep his job despite a vote of no confidence that was backed by three-quarters of the party’s members of parliament. Now he’s got one more chance.

As reported by the Agence France-Presse (AFP), efforts to keep Corbyn off the leadership ballot paper by forcing him to secure a minimum of 51 nominations from Labour MPs and members of the European Parliament failed. In the race for leadership, he will be running...


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