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Jeremy Corbyn pledges 'socialism of 21st century' in bid to put Labour in power

Jeremy Corbyn has promised to deliver "the socialism of the 21st century" as he insisted that under his leadership, Labour will be a party not only of protest but also of power.

In his speech at Labour's annual conference - days after being re-elected as leader - Mr Corbyn urged his fractured party to "end the trench warfare" and unite to take on the Conservatives for a general election which he said could come as early as next year.

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Corbyn: Let me be clear, anti-Semitism is an evil

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has addressed the anti-Semitism row which has recently dogged the party.

Calling racism against Jewish people "an evil" he said, "this party always has and always will fight against prejudice and hatred of Jewish people with every breath in its body."

Mr Corbyn added: "The party must be a safe and welcoming space for everybody and we will continue to take firm action against abuse and intimidation".

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