Bristol's new mayor officially sworn in

Marvin Rees shakes hands with predecessor George Ferguson. Credit: ITV News

The new mayor of Bristol will be sworn in later. >Labour's Marvin Rees beat George Ferguson by nearly 30,000 votes in the local election. >His victory, together with his party taking overall control in the council chamber, means that Labour have now have a tight grip on running the city.

Following his win over the weekend, leader Jeremy Corbyn visited Bristol to congratulate him and to lend support. >The Labour leader said his "heart was singing" as he congratulated the newly-elected mayor.

Marvin Rees celebrating with Jeremy Corbyn. Credit: ITV West Country