Former deputy prime minister, Lord Prescott, has come to the defence of his acquaintance Ralph Milliband who was described in the Daily Mail newspaper as 'the man who hated Britain.'

In an interview I carried out with him for the UK's ITV News, Lord Prescott accused the Daily Mail of being "outrageous, pernicious" and guilty of the "character assassination" of Labour leader Ed Milliband's late father.

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