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Corbyn: I'm prepared to live with decision to renew Trident

Jeremy Corbyn has told ITV News he would "live with" Trident "somehow" if Labour voted to renew Britain's nuclear deterrent.

The new Labour leader said he would do his best to persuade his party that the £100 billion-weapons system should be scrapped.

ITV News Political Editor Tom Bradby questioned whether Mr Corbyn "would be seen as willing to sell out his principles for power, like so many others".

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Abbott 'surprised' at Eagle's criticism of Corbyn

Diane Abbott Credit: PA Wire

Diane Abbott has said she is "surprised" that shadow defence secretary Maria Eagle has criticised Jeremy Corbyn for "making his position clear" on Trident.

Eagle said the comments the Labour leader had made, saying he would never launch a nuclear strike if he was prime minister, were "unhelpful" and "undermined" attempts to get a policy process going.

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