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‘Obscene’: Far-right candidate criticized over decision to run for slain Jo Cox’s seat

Jack Buckby from the far-right Liberty GB party has announced he’ll run for the seat of murdered Labour MP Jo Cox. All other British parties says they will not contest the by-election, in honor of the Labour MP’s tragic demise. Cox died on Thursday after being shot and stabbed while ...

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Armored police with dogs & helicopter reported quelling ‘riots’ in London’s Barking

Published time: 19 Jun, 2016 01:01Edited time: 19 Jun, 2016 01:02 Get short URL Scores of riot police with barking dogs, loud smashing sounds, and a helicopter hovering overhead were some of the scenes described by witnesses in London’s borough of Barking early on Sunday. Police say they are dealing ...

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Jo Cox murder accused Thomas Mair gives name as ‘death to traitors, freedom for Britain’ in court

Thomas Mair told Westminster Magistrates Court his name was “death to traitors, freedom for Britain” during his first court appearance after being charged with the murder of Labour MP Jo Cox. Cox, 41, died Thursday after being stabbed and shot outside her Birstall advice surgery in the constituency of Batley ...

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Thomas Mair charged with Jo Cox’s murder as police look into suspect’s far-right interests

Police have charged Thomas Mair with the brutal murder of Labour MP Jo Cox after saying the attack was “isolated but targeted.” The suspect’s interest in far-right literature, including a neo-Nazi gun-making manual, is being investigated. “We have now charged a man with murder, grievous bodily harm, possession of a ...

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Some may already be using the murder of MP Jo Cox for political gain

Following the savage murder of Jo Cox, Britain’s EU referendum has ground to a halt. While both sides have officially suspended their campaigns, some are struggling to resist the chance to snatch the political opportunity. Cox, 41, died after she was left bleeding on the pavement outside her constituency surgery ...

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Pro-choice activists to fly abortion pills into N Ireland – by drone

Pro-choice campaigners plan to fly abortion pills into Northern Ireland using a drone, for a group of non-pregnant women to swallow in protest at the province’s strict abortion laws. The “abortion drone,” scheduled to fly over the Newry River next Tuesday, is being described by organizers as an “act of ...

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Muslim school calls OFSTED inspectors ‘racist’ after accusations of extremist leaflets

A surprise inspection of the Muslim Darul Uloom Islamic High School found leaflets advising against music, singing and dancing, terming them “acts of the devil.” Authorities from the government’s schools inspector, the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills (OFSTED), said the leaflets promoted “highly concerning extremist views.”  ...

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Bishops urge Church of England to rethink Bible & homosexuality

Two leading bishops from the Church of England say it’s “time to change the church” and reconsider interpretations of the Bible which condemn homosexuality as a sin. Read more The Rt. Rev. Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool, says his mind is “open, not closed” on how passages in the Bible ...

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Man suspected of killing MP Jo Cox ‘long-time supporter of neo-Nazi National Alliance’

The man accused of murdering British MP Jo Cox was a dedicated supporter of the extreme-right National Alliance (NA) and had bought guides on how to build guns and explosives from the US-based neo-Nazi group, it has been reported. Thomas Mair, 52, is accused of murdering Cox, 41, who was ...

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British voters ‘ignorant’ about Brexit thanks to misinformation, new poll finds

The British public has misguided perceptions of the European Union including immigration, which in turn leads to “ignorance” about the upcoming Brexit referendum later this month, a new survey suggests. A thousand people surveyed this week believe citizens from other EU countries make up 15 percent of the UK population, ...

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