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Current Edition: | Thursday 30th June 2016

Current Edition: | Thu 30th Jun 16

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Outpouring of love

Friday 24th June 2016

Thousands of people gathered in Batley Market Place to pay tribute to Jo Cox on Wednesday

THOUSANDS of people around the world celebrated what would have been Jo Cox’s 42nd birthday on Wednesday.

Batley joined a list of cities including London, New York, Sydney, Brussels, Dublin…

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Fellow MP Paula tells of ‘shock and devastation’

Friday 24th June 2016

Dewsbury & Mirfield MP Paula Sheriff, centre, at the birthday memorial tribute to Jo Cox in Batley, alongside other MPs and politicians

MP Paula Sherriff is still struggling to come to terms with the death of her friend Jo Cox.

In one of her first media interviews since the tragedy, she told…

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PM leads politicians’ tributes

Friday 24th June 2016

Prime Minister David Cameron in Birstall with, from left, House of Commons Speaker John Bercow, Parliament chaplain Rev Rose Hudson-Wilkin and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn	 
Photo: Mike Clark

PRIME Minister David Cameron visited Birstall last Friday as a fundraising drive in memory of Jo Cox took off.

He laid flowers at the statue of Joseph Priestley along with…

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Obama: Hate and violence no match for Jo’s love and compassion

Friday 24th June 2016

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PRESIDENT Barack Obama released a moving statement from the White House, honouring Jo Cox’s legacy and sending his condolences to Jo’s parents, sister, husband Brendan, and her children.

Here it…

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