Matt Hancock’s surprise comeback crashes to a quick end as United Nations withdraws job offer

Disgraced former minister Matt Hancock‘s job offer at the United Nations has been withdrawn following uproar surrounding his appointment as an adviser to African nations.   The shamed ex-Health Secretary, who stepped down after his affair with aide Gina Coladaneglo in June, was told his role as a UN special representative was ‘not being taken forward’ in an embarrassing climbdown … Read more

U.K. politicians pay tribute at church where MP David Amess was killed – National |

Leaders from across the political spectrum came together Saturday to pay tribute to a long-serving British lawmaker who was stabbed to death in what police have described as a terrorist incident. Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the leader of the main opposition Labour Party, Keir Starmer, and the non-partisan speaker of the House of Commons, … Read more

Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer lay flowers at David Amess murder scene in show of unity

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Sir Keir Starmer have paid tribute to veteran MP Sir David Ames as the pair were pictured arriving at the scene of his brutal murder on Saturday morning.  Dressed in all black, the two leaders of Britain’s biggest political parties walked side-by-side with flowers in hand in poignant scenes as … Read more

David Amess was a ‘man of the people’ says Priti Patel

Speaking outside Southend police station, the Home Secretary said face-to-face surgeries would continue. “We will carry on,” she said. “We live in an open society, a democracy. We cannot be cowed by any individual or any motivation… to stop us from functioning, to serve our elected a democracy.” READ MORE Earlier Prime Minister Boris Johnson … Read more

British MP’s killing was terrorism, police say

British counter-terrorist officers are investigating the death of Conservative MP David Amess, who was stabbed several times at his constituency surgery in Leigh-on-Sea, east of London, on Friday. The Metropolitan Police on Saturday formally declared the incident as terrorism and said early investigations had revealed “a potential motivation linked to Islamist extremism.” A 25-year-old British … Read more

Boris Johnson, William and Kate lead tributes to Sir David Amess

P rime Minister Boris Johnson and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have paid tribute to Sir David Amess, who was stabbed to death in his constituency surgery on Friday. William and Kate said they were “shocked and saddened” by the killing of Sir David, adding their “thoughts and prayers” are with his family, friends … Read more

‘He Was Southend’: Tributes Paid to Slain British Lawmaker

LEIGH-ON-SEA, England (AP) — Leaders from across the political spectrum came together Saturday to pay their respects to a long-serving British lawmaker who was stabbed to death in what police say was a terrorist-related attack. His death has reopened questions about the security of lawmakers as they go about their work. The slaying Friday of … Read more

Fatal stabbing of Sir David Amess declared terrorist incident

T he fatal stabbing of Conservative MP Sir David Amess has been declared a terrorist incident, Metropolitan Police have confirmed. The 69-year-old, who had been an MP since 1983, was fatally injured while meeting constituents at Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea near Southend at midday on Friday. In a statement, the Met said Senior National Coordinator … Read more

Asylum seeker pays tribute to ‘supportive’ and ‘welcoming’ Sir David Amess

A n asylum seeker has remembered Sir David Amess as “really supportive” after the Conservative MP was killed on Friday. The 69-year-old was stabbed several times during a “very distressing” incident at a constituency surgery in Essex. Ahmad Jaber, 37, who is living in Southend-on-Sea spoke to the MP when he came to the UK … Read more

Air Ambulance Responds After MP David Amess Stabbed in Essex

Conservative MP Sir David Amess died after being stabbed several times in Essex, England, on Friday, October 15, according to the BBC and fellow politicians, including Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Amess was meeting constituents at a church in Leigh-on-Sea Friday when he was stabbed “several times” and died. Photos and video shared by Lee Jay … Read more