Sadiq Khan and other senior politicians have pleaded for a change of tone in the EU referendum debate following the killing of the Labour MP Jo Cox, as dozens more weekend campaign events were called off.
Police forces are contacting MPs around the country to advise them on their security following the killing of Jo Cox.
Hooliganism has scarred the European Championship once more. Croatia fans fought among themselves and injured a steward with one of several flares thrown on to the pitch in Saint-Étienne and their team’s superiority over the Czech Republic disappeared amid the ugly scenes.
Not so long ago, Michael Gove could address headteachers and have them jeering like unruly schoolboys.
Leaving the EU could put Britain’s biggest cities at risk of the industrial decline last seen in the 1980s under Margaret Thatcher, Gordon Brown will warn.
Oh dear, a clutch of slightly moth-eaten Tory grandees have laid into David Cameron, George Osborne, into the Treasury and Bank of England too, in terms that will make it even harder to bind up the country’s wounds when the referendum campaign ends.
Labour’s Rosena Allin-Khan was declared the victor in the Tooting byelection in south London in a result which was overshadowed by the brutal killing hours earlier of Jo Cox.
The Labour MP Jo Cox, who has died aged 41 after being shot and stabbed in her constituency of Batley and Spen, in West Yorkshire, was a woman who in many ways represented the character and style of the modern Labour party. She was widely viewed as someone who could have been a serious player in the party in the years to come.
In the aftermath of the jocular battle of the river Thames, Jo Cox tweeted a picture of her family in a dinghy flying the “in” flag for Europe.
MPs were in the process of receiving “enhanced” security measures for their homes and constituency offices amid heightened fears of attacks, before the fatal shooting of the Labour MP Jo Cox.
Liam Fox, the international trade secretary, has launched an attack on Britain for “growing fat and lazy”, making it ill-prepared for the business deals that need to be done after leaving the EU.
Try not to think of it as a debate. Try to think of it as couples therapy. Two people with irreconcilable differences fighting for custody of a child that most people have given up on.
Jeremy Corbyn has predicted he can unite all wings of the Labour party in a shadow cabinet in the likely event that he wins the leadership election.