British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn loses no-confidence vote as political turmoil deepens

June 28, 2016 3:33 PM

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British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn loses no-confidence vote as political turmoil deepens

LONDON — Britain’s political turmoil deepened Tuesday, with members of the opposition Labour Party rebelling against their leader in a no-confidence vote while the governing Conservatives started to joust over the selection of a new prime minister to replace David Cameron.

The turbulence — spawned by the country’s stunning vote to exit the European Union last Thursday — has already claimed Cameron’s political career. The prime minister is stepping aside just a year after he won a sweeping general election victory.

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