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A portrait of MP Sir David Amess ahead of a service at St Michael’s Church in Chalkwell, Leigh-on-Sea, UK. Photograph: Hollie Adams/Getty

On the spectrum of acts than can be described as “political”, the everyday mundanity of constituency work in a politician’s local clinic and the lone-(...)

Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl added that changing the accessibility of politicians would amount to allowing the ‘criminals who carry out these heinous acts to win’. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl has predicted that public access to politicians in Ireland will not change after the killing of British MP David Ames(...)

David Amess died from his injuries after being stabbed multiple times. Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty

British prime minister Boris Johnson on Saturday laid flowers outside the church where a Conservative MP was fatally stabbed in what police said was a(...)

 Kim Leadbeater celebrates her victory in the Batley and Spen byelection with Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer as her mother, Jean Leadbeater, cheers from the sidelines in Cleckheaton, UK. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/ Getty

Keir Starmer has hailed Labour’s surprise victory in a byelection in the West Yorkshire seat of Batley and Spen as one of “hope over hatred” which sho(...)

Labour Party leader Keir Starmer and Kim Leadbeater celebrate with supporters. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP via Getty

An opposition party holding a seat in a byelection would not usually be seen as a triumph, but Labour’s victory in Batley and Spen was such an upset t(...)

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The harassment many women face on social media has become frighteningly normalised. Online abuse of women must be tackled, by law and by the p(...)

 Alice Cutter who along with ex-partner Mark Jones has been jailed at Birmingham Crown Court for three years and five-and-a-half years respectively for being members of the far-right terrorist group National Action. Photograph: West Midlands Police/PA Wire

A former Miss Hitler beauty pageant contestant has been jailed for three years after being found guilty of membership of the banned neo-Nazi terrorist(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street in London, England, on Thursday. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images

Boris Johnson has refused to apologise to the family of murdered MP Jo Cox for suggesting that the best way to honour her memory would be to deliver B(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson points his finger during fractious exchanges on Wednesday.   Photograph:  House of Commons/PA Wire

The British newspapers react in their usual partisan manner to the extraordinarily fractious scenes in the House of Commons in which UK prime minister(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson has claimed that the EU was ‘pursuing a similar goal to Hitler in trying to create a powerful superstate’, and that the plucky English Brexiteers would ‘set the country free’. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

“To write poetry after Auschwitz is barbaric.” The German philosopher Theodor Adorno made this statement for the first time in 1949. It implies at lea(...)

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