BBC cameraman hospitalised after altercation outside Jeremy Corbyn’s home

Jeremy Corbyn's testy relationship with the media is coming under more scrutiny after it was reported that a BBC cameraman had been hospitalised following an altercation outside the Labour leader's home.

Channel 4 journalist Michael Crick, who last week exposed a Tory PR man at a Corbyn rally in a cringe-inducing report, tweeted that the BBC cameraman was “assaulted” by a Corbyn "aide", although Labour has insisted no party employee was responsible.

Having minimalised press appearances before his first ever Prime Minister’s Questions as the head of the opposition on Wednesday afternoon, the spotlight turned back on Corbyn after Sky News politics reporter Darren McCaffrey shared footage of the incident.

City AM quotes a Labour party spokesperson denying responsibility for the incident: "This incident did not involve a Labour party employee. It involved someone from the government car service."

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