U.K. Labour Debate Plunged Into Darkness as Corbyn, Smith Clash

  • ‘Shall we continue in the dark,’ Corbyn says as lights fail
  • Rivals differ on nuclear weapons, strategy for Brexit talks

Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith take part in a Labour leadership debate, where they were briefly plunged into darkness when the lights at the venue failed, on on Aug. 11.

Photographer: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

The lights failed at the U.K. Labour leadership contest’s second debate, plunging party leader Jeremy Corbyn and challenger Owen Smith into darkness as they clashed over nuclear weapons and Britain’s strategy in negotiations to leave the European Union.

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