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Jo Cox: MP 'was preparing report on far-right nationalists' before she was killed

Police are investigating possible links to right-wing extremism in their investigation into the murder of Labour MP Jo Cox.

Here is what we know so far:

  • Police described the killing as a "targeted attack"
  • It was revealed police investigated two previous unrelated incidents in which Jo Cox received "a malicious communication of a sexual nature" at her Westminster office
  • The Times reports she was preparing a report on the dangers of far-right nationalists when she was murdered which she planned to publish on June 29
  • Tommy Mair has been charged with Mrs Cox's murder
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Friends gather for vigil at Jo Cox's boat

Friends of murdered MP Jo Cox have paid a touching tribute to the politician this evening as they gathered at her London-moored houseboat to lay flowers and light candles in her honour.

Describing Ms Cox as a "beacon of hope who believed in love" fellow members of the boating community said today was "the saddest day of this closed community" as they had "lost a dear, dear friend, in the most tragic and outrageous circumstances".

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