Number 10 calls Leeds teacher stabbing 'appalling'

Downing Street has described the stabbing of Spanish teacher Ann Maguire at Leeds Corpus Christi Catholic College this morning as "appalling".

Teacher Ann Maguire was fatally stabbed at Corpus Christi college in Leeds this morning
Teacher Ann Maguire was fatally stabbed at Corpus Christi college in Leeds this morning Credit: Mercury Press

The Prime Minister's official spokesman said: "The Prime Minister's thoughts are very much with the victim's relatives as well as the entire school community there, which I'm sure will be deeply shocked."

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Police get more time to question teen over teacher stabbing

Police have been given more time to question a 15-year-old over the fatal stabbing of teacher Ann Maguire at a Leeds school on Monday.