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#Jo Cox

# jo-cox - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Boris Johnson stands firm and ignores appeals to apologise over Jo Cox comments

There have been calls from UK parliamentarians on all sides to tackle a “toxic” political culture.

# jo-cox - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Boris Johnson criticised for using name of murdered MP Jo Cox to sell Brexit Language This post contains videos

Boris Johnson criticised for using name of murdered MP Jo Cox to sell Brexit

Several MPs had said Johnson should moderate his language in memory of Cox.

# jo-cox - Friday 22 March, 2019

British MP unable to go home because of death threats over Brexit

Several MPs have raised concerns following severe criticism from Prime Minister Theresa May.

# jo-cox - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Husband of murdered MP Jo Cox quits charities over sexual harassment claims

Brendan Cox has apologised for his “inappropriate” behaviour.

# jo-cox - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Britain appoints 'Minister for Loneliness' to tackle the 'sad reality of modern life'

More than nine million people in the UK say they are always or often lonely, according to the British Red Cross.

# jo-cox - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

‘The best of our country’: Pensioner who tried to save Jo Cox from neo-Nazi killer dies

Bernard Carter-Kenny was awarded a George Medal for bravery for trying to save Cox.

# jo-cox - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

'Poisonous': Nigel Farage's comments about Jo Cox's widower criticised

The right-wing politician has been threatened with legal action over comments he made about an anti-racism group.

# jo-cox - Monday 12 December, 2016

British neo-Nazi group which celebrated murder of MP to be outlawed as a terrorist organisation

“National Action is a racist, anti-Semitic and homophobic organisation which stirs up hatred, glorifies violence and promotes a vile ideology.”

# jo-cox - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Charity single in memory of Jo Cox aiming for Christmas number one

It will raise funds for the Jo Cox Foundation, which was set up after the MP’s murder in June.

# jo-cox - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Far-right extremist Thomas Mair will die in jail after he's handed life sentence for Jo Cox murder

The MP was murdered a week before Britain’s EU referendum.

# jo-cox - Monday 14 November, 2016

Murder accused shouted 'Britain first' as he shot and stabbed Jo Cox MP, court hears

The trial of Thomas Mair began in London today.

# jo-cox - Friday 15 July, 2016

"Jo would ask us not to fight with hate, but draw together": Funeral of Labour MP Jo Cox draws thousands RIP

"Jo would ask us not to fight with hate, but draw together": Funeral of Labour MP Jo Cox draws thousands

The MP for Batley and Spen, a prominent anti-Brexit campaigner, was shot dead while leaving a constituency clinic last month.

# jo-cox - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

'Nobody knows what's going to happen': Rival sides make final push ahead of Brexit vote

The Remain camp has the slimmest possible lead – 51% versus 49% support for the Leave side.

Jo Cox was killed because of her political views, her husband says

Brendan Cox says his wife was concerned about the divisive nature and “coarsening” tone of the Brexit referendum debate.

# jo-cox - Monday 20 June, 2016

"We've lost one of our very best" - UK parliament reconvenes to honour Jo Cox

The House of Commons was recalled especially to honour the Labour MP, who was murdered in her constituency last week.

# jo-cox - Sunday 19 June, 2016

"A 21st Century Good Samaritan": Jo Cox remembered at church service in her hometown

Meanwhile, a record-breaking fundraiser for the MP raised £600,000 in just two days

# jo-cox - Saturday 18 June, 2016

On the death of Jo Cox: Racist rhetoric contributes to the rise in violence

The hype around the Brexit campaign, hyper-patriotism, and “Britain first, immigrants out” discourses have led to this tragedy writes Julien Mercile

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

Thomas Mair has appeared before a court in London this morning.

# jo-cox - Friday 17 June, 2016

Cameron calls for 'end to hatred in politics' as Britain mourns murdered MP

A vigil will be held in Dublin tonight in memory of the slain mother-of-two.

'Your life is turned upside down in minutes' - Veronica Guerin's husband on the killing of Jo Cox

Graham Turley says the British MP was “just doing her normal day’s work as Veronica was”.

Suspect in British MP killing 'quiet loner with ties to extremists'

Thomas Mair allegedly had ties to white supremacists and battled mental illness.

'We are devastated': Flowers laid at tearful vigil for murdered MP Jo Cox

The Labour MP died after being shot twice and stabbed outside a library near Leeds yesterday.

# jo-cox - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Remembering Jo Cox: Labour MP, social activist, mum-of-two and boat dweller

Jo Cox died this afternoon after she was shot twice and stabbed outside a library near Leeds.

Husband of murdered MP: 'We will fight against the hate that killed Jo'

“Jo believed in a better world and she fought for it everyday of her life with an energy and a zest for life that would exhaust most people.”

British Labour MP Jo Cox has died after being shot and stabbed on the street

A man was also injured in the incident.