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Tory standing for Jo Cox seat jokes: “We’ve not shot anybody”

The Conservative candidate for the former seat of murdered Jo Cox joked yesterday that the campaign is going well as ‘we have not yet shot anybody’. Dr Ann Myatt, running for election in Batley and Spen, has apologised after making the comment during a hustings debate held for constituents before the ...

Brexit plane flies over MP Jo Cox’s memorial

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor The referendum campaign sinks lower and lower and I think many would just like it to be over now. Now a plane flying a Vote Leave banner flew over Trafalgar Square as Jo Cox's husband paid an emotional tribute to her. The event this afternoon ...

Photos taken at the memorial site for Jo Cox MP at Parliament Square in London.

MPs will investigate far right after Jo Cox slaying

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor In the aftermath of the brutal killing of Jo Cox some serious questions need to be asked about the reason why this heinous crime occurred. Now the Home affairs select committee will look into the political far right and to what level this contributed to ...

Jodrell Bank given Unesco World Heritage status

Jodrell Bank in Cheshire has been named a Unesco World Heritage site. The Cheshire observatory, which is owned by the University of Manchester, has been at the forefront of astronomical research for decades. The coveted listing recognises Jodrell Bank’s role in transforming our understanding of the universe and it will also “make ...

Geoffrey Cox accused of “dereliction of duty”

Geoffrey Cox seems to be so busy tying himself in knots over Theresa May’s bad Brexit he’s forgotten his own constituents says GMB Union Geoffrey Cox MP has been accused  of a dereliction of duty as the famous Appledore shipyard looks set to close in his constituency. The North Devon ...

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