Jo Cox’s brutal murder halts EU campaign


Britain is reeling from the murder of well-loved MP Jo Cox which has frozen campaigning at its frantic peak a week before the EU referendum. The 41-year-old former aid worker and pro-EU campaigner known for her advocacy on behalf of Syrian refugees, was killed outside a library where she regularly met constituents in her home village of Birstall in west Yorkshire on Thursday. Witnesses told local media the petite mother of two had been repeatedly shot and stabbed. Both the Leave and Remain sides announced they would halt campaigning as a mark of respect, as commentators questioned whether the tone…

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