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Jo Cox death: Tributes paid in memory of killed Labour MP

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Tributes have been paid around the world to Labour MP Jo Cox, who died after being shot and stabbed.

The 41-year-old was attacked before holding a constituency surgery in Birstall, West Yorkshire on Thursday.
Among those who honoured Mrs Cox was Hillary Clinton, the US Democratic Party's presidential hopeful, who said: "It is cruel and terrible that her life was cut short."
Mrs Cox's husband said the mother of two had fought for "a better world".
Flowers on a houseboat
Her attacker is reported to have shouted "put Britain first" at least twice. A 52-year-old man, named locally as Tommy Mair, has been arrested.
Witness Ben Abdullah, who was working at a café next to the scene of the attack, said he saw "a river of people" coming down the street "screaming and shouting".
"I wasn't frightened... I don't know what I was. I thought, 'it's like a warzone'", he said.
Mr Abdullah said he heard several shots and saw Mrs Cox on the floor "in a very bad state".

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Mrs Clinton said it was "critical" Britain and the United States "stand together against hatred and violence".
Another US politician, Gabrielle Giffords, who was the victim of an assassination attempt in 2011, wrote on Twitter that she was "absolutely sickened" by the killing, praising Mrs Cox as "young, courageous, and hardworking. A rising star, mother, and wife".
Tributes have been paid from across Europe to Mrs Cox, who had campaigned for Britain to remain in the EU.
Rachel Reeves, Labour MP for Leeds West, said: "Jo was so loved in her community she was part of it and MPs, if they are going to do their job, need to be part of their community to do these advice surgeries.
"We can't let the behaviour of one man destroy that link between MPs and their constituencies."
Ms Reeves has closed her constituency office with "safety in mind" following Mrs Cox's death.
Politicians have been warned to review their security in the wake of the attack and a reminder of safety guidance has been sent out to MPs, said a government spokesman.

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On Thursday, hundreds of people of all faiths packed into Saint Peter's Church in Birstall for a service of remembrance while a vigil was also held outside Parliament.
Churches in the parish of Batley have announced they are to remain open on Friday for those wishing to pay their respects.
The Rt Rev Dr Jonathan Gibbs, The Bishop of Huddersfield, said: "All of us held Jo in enormous affection and respect. The sadness is seeping into us more deeply."
"I was privileged to know Jo, it's going to be a really tough day we'll be drawing deep on the resources of our faith."

Flowers in Parliament SquareImage copyrightASSOCIATED PRESS
Image captionTributes have also been left in Parliament Square, where people have paused to pay their respects to the killed MP
Memorial at Batley Parish ChurchImage copyrightBATLEY PARISH CHURCH
Image captionBatley Parish Church is open for people to remember Mrs Cox
Flowers near the sceneImage copyrightEUROPEAN PHOTOPRESS AGENCY
Image captionBirstall is in Jo Cox's constituency

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