Jeremy Corbyn has come under fire for backing a Muslim charity with a long history of support for extremists, including Islamic State killer Jihadi John.

Last October Mr Corbyn, who is favourite to win the Labour leadership when the results are announced on Saturday, was one of the signatories of a letter defending the activities of the charity Cage.

It hit the headlines in March after its leader Asim Qureshi described Mohammed Emwazi, known as Jihadi John, as a "beautiful young man".

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