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Stoke Central by-election: Jeremy Corbyn hails 'marvellous' victory

Jeremy Corbyn said Labour's victory in Stoke-on-Trent Central was proof that "hope triumphs over fear", as he returned to the Staffordshire city on Friday.

He congratulated Labour's Gareth Snell, who won 37.1% of the vote, for beating UKIP leader Paul Nuttall's 24.7% share.