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Murdered British MP's widower urges unity in 2017

Dec 25, 2016 - 11:56 PM

In a televised speech the widower of murdered British MP Jo Cox calls for people to reunite after a divisive year in Europe the United States and the Middle East

UNITY. In this file photo, Brendan Cox – the widower of murdered Labor MP Jo Cox – reacts as he delivers a statement outside the Old Bailey criminal court in London on November 23, 2016, following the conviction of Jo's killer Thomas Mair. File photo by Niklas Halle'n/AFP

Far-right extremist jailed for life for killing British MP Jo Cox

Nov 23, 2016 - 10:03 PM

The jury at London s central criminal court convicts Mair of shooting and stabbing the mother of two as she arrived at a library in Birstall northern England to meet her constituents on June 16

THOMAS MAIR FOUND GUILTY. This file photo taken on June 18, 2016 shows flowers and tributes piled in remembrance around a photograph of slain Labour MP Jo Cox in Parliament Square in front of the Houses of Parliament in central London.  File photo by Ben StansallAFP

Last push for votes as EU leaders warn over Brexit

Jun 23, 2016 - 1:01 AM

UPDATED Opinion polls indicate a tiny lead for the Remain camp led by Prime Minister David Cameron The result is too close to call however and his own career is on the line

STAY OR GO? British Labor party leader Jeremy Corbyn delivers a speech at a 'Vote Remain' event in London, Britain, 22 June 2016. Photo by Will Oliver/EPA

Rivals clash in heated Brexit showdown

Jun 22, 2016 - 6:27 AM

UPDATED It is the final opportunity for the two camps to win over voters with polls showing a razor tight race less than 36 hours before a vote that will shape the future of Europe

GREAT DEBATE. (left to right) Conservative Party politician Boris Johnson, Gisela Stuart, Energy Minister Andrea Leadsom, presenter David Dimbleby, Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady get set for The Great Debate on the EU Referendum in at Wembley in London on June 21, 2016. Stefan Rousseau/AFP

Brexit battle on knife edge in last 48 hours

Jun 21, 2016 - 11:51 AM

UPDATED The prospect of a Brexit has raised fears of a worst case domino effect collapse of the European project born out of a determination to ensure peace on the continent after two world wars

A Union flags flies at half mast over Portcullis House in front of the clock face of Queen Elizabeth Tower (Big Ben) at the Houses of Parliament in honour of slain Labour MP Jo Cox in London on June 20, 2016. Niklas Hallen/AFP

Campaigning for EU vote resumes after MP's murder

Jun 19, 2016 - 10:30 AM

UPDATED If you re not sure don t take the risk of leaving If you don t know don t go says British Prime Minister David Cameron on the Brexit referendum

MEMORIAL. Members of the public view the floral tributes left to murdered Labour MP Jo Cox at the statue to Joseph Priestley near to the location where she was killed, in Birstall, northern England, on June 18, 2016. Oli Scarff/AFP

'Death to traitors', British MP murder suspect tells court

Jun 18, 2016 - 6:20 PM

3rd UPDATE Murder suspect Thomas Mair is also charged with grievous bodily harm possession of a firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence and possession of an offensive weapon

FLOWERS FOR JO COX. Tributes left at a vigil in memory of British Memeber of Parliament Jo Cox at Parliament Square, central London, Britain, 17 June 2016.Photo by Hayoung Jeon/EPA

IMF fires Brexit warning as Putin cites Cameron EU 'blackmail'

Jun 18, 2016 - 11:00 AM

With less than a week until the referendum the International Monetary Fund warns that a so called Brexit would harm the British economy while contagion effects could hit markets worldwide

REFERENDUM. 'Remain' supporters display a banner ahead of the arrival of a flotilla of fishing trawlers, orgainzed by UKIP leader Nigel Farage, sails up the river Thames 'Fishing for Leave Flotilla' next to the Houses of Parliament in London Britain, June 15, 2016. File photo by Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Man charged with murdering British MP

Jun 18, 2016 - 9:30 AM

UPDATED Where we see hatred where we find division where we see intolerance we must drive it out of our politics and out of our public life and out of our communities says Prime Minister David Cameron

TRIBUTE. Members of the public attend a vigil in memory of British Memeber of Parliament Jo Cox at Parliament Square, central London, Britain, June 17, 2016.  EPA

Overcoming the politics of hatred that killed MP Jo Cox

Jun 18, 2016 - 8:30 AM

The death of Jo Cox is a reminder that the battle being waged against the politics of hate and intolerance has no bounds nor boundaries

BREXIT. Labor party member of parliament Jo Cox speaks during a session in the House of Commons in central London on November 17, 2015. File photo by AFP/PRU

Suspension of Britain's EU vote campaign extended – officials

Jun 17, 2016 - 11:48 PM

The murder of opposition Labor MP Cox on Thursday in her northern English constituency brings an abrupt halt to a bitter and divisive campaign over whether Britain should stay in or leave the European Union

CONDOLENCE. A message of condolence left by British UKIP leader Nigel Farage, in memory of British MP Jo Cox in Parliament Square, London, Britain, June 17, 2016. Photo by Hannah Mckay/EPA

Apple's China problems hit US stocks

Jun 17, 2016 - 10:32 PM

Apple shares fall 1 7 following reports that the city of Beijing concluded the technology giant had violated a Chinese company s design patents and may be forced to halt sales of its latest iPhones in the Chinese capital

APPLE. An Apple logo at a computer store in China, January 15, 2014. File photo by Adrian Bradshaw/EPA

British MP murder suspect 'a loner' with extremist views

Jun 17, 2016 - 6:26 PM

Police confirm a 52 year old is in custody over Thursday s attack in the Yorkshire village of Birstall He is named by British media as Thomas Mair

SCENE OF THE CRIME. Police search the scene where Labour MP Jo Cox on 16 June was shot and fatally wounded, in Birtsall, Britain, 17 June 2016. Photo by Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

British lawmaker killed in shock attack before EU vote

Jun 16, 2016 - 11:00 PM

3rd UPDATE In the wake of the attack commentators question whether the tone of the EU referendum campaign had been too divisive pointing in particular to the focus on immigration

BREXIT CAMPAIGNING SUSPENDED. A video grab taken from footage broadcast by the UK parliamentary recording unit (PRU) on June 16, 2016 Labor party member of parliament Jo Cox speaks during a session in the House of Commons in central London on November 17, 2015. Photo by AFP/PRU

British MP dies after street attack – police

Jun 16, 2016 - 9:38 PM

5th UPDATE British MP Jo Cox is pronounced dead at 1:48pm 1248 GMT

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