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Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn demands election to 'break deadlock'

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has stepped up calls for a general election "at the earliest opportunity" to "break the deadlock" over Brexit.In a speech, he said a new government would have a fresh mandate to negotiate a better withdrawal deal with the EU.He told Theresa May: "If you are so confident in your deal, call that election, and let the people decide."The Conservatives said Labour did not have a plan for Brexit and were "playing politics".Activists urge Corbyn to back EU referendum May seeks support of Labour MPs for deal Mr Corbyn has resisted growing calls from within his own party to get behind another EU referendum, insisting an election is still his top priority if Theresa May's Brexit deal is rejected by MPs next week. ...