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The Labour MP Jo Cox has been killed after being shot and stabbed in Birstall, near Leeds, earlier today.

A spokesman for West Yorkshire Police said she was pronounced dead at 1.48pm.

A 52-year-old, named locally as Tommy Mair, was arrested after the attack, in which a 77-year-old man was also injured and taken to hospital.

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