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UK's Labour faces deepening divisions with leadership contest

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 05:50

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Mr Corbyn (above) now faces leadership rival Mr Smith in a contest so divisive it could ultimately lead to the party splitting if he is re-elected leader, as the bookmakers expect.

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Mr Corbyn now faces leadership rival Mr Smith (above) in a contest so divisive it could ultimately lead to the party splitting if he is re-elected leader, as the bookmakers expect.

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DEATH threats, a brick through a window and one lawmaker even installing a panic room in her office; less than a year after Britain's Labour elected socialist Jeremy Corbyn leader on a promise of "kinder politics", the party is mired in civil war.

The brutal infighting

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