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Corbyn win shakes up Labour Party

By Reuters in London | China Daily | Updated: 2015-09-14 07:59

Anti-austerity left-winger Jeremy Corbyn's crushing win to become leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party could divide his party's MPs but give a boost to its grassroots power, commentators said on Sunday.

The veteran socialist's victory with 59.5 percent of the vote also marks a break with the legacy of controversial former prime minister Tony Blair and his centrist "New Labour" movement of the 1990s.

"Death of New Labour," read a headline in the front page of the Sunday Telegraph.

Corbyn win shakes up Labour Party

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