Britain's Labour suffers losses in regional election, awaits London mayor result

May 6, 2016 7:48 AM

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LONDON/EDINBURGH Britain's Labour Party suffered losses on Friday in regional and local elections, especially in Scotland, but waited to see if it would, as expected, capture the big prize of London mayor.

It was not clear whether the scale of the losses would increase pressure on its new, leftist leader Jeremy Corbyn from centrists fearing a swing back to old-style socialist policies.

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