Britain's opposition Labour Party has recruited a top adviser to U.S. President Barack Obama's campaigns to help with its leader's election bid next year.
Labour said David Axelrod, a key figure behind Obama's two presidential victories, will join its election campaign team as senior strategic adviser.
The party said Axelrod will work closely with senior Labour officials and take part in regular strategic discussions with party leader Ed Miliband. Both Milband and Axelrod are Jewish. (AP)