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David Amess: British Conservative politician
Sir David Anthony Andrew Amess was a British politician who served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Southend West from 1997 until his murder in 2021. He previously served as MP for Basildon from 1983 to 1997. He was a member of the Conservative Party.

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Sir David Amess's killer given rare whole-life sentence [Video]

Sir David Amess's killer given rare whole-life sentence

The Islamic State fanatic who killed Sir David Amess has been jailed for life. Ali Harbi Ali, 26, was given a rare whole-life order for murder and preparing terrorist acts. Report by Burnsla. Like us..

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Former MP asks families to report radicalised relatives [Video]

Former MP asks families to report radicalised relatives

Former MP Ann Widdecombe has asked families to report their relatives if they suspect they are being radialised, after attending the murder trial for the death of her friend Sir David Amess. Ali..

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Police: Sir David Amess' murder was an attack on democracy [Video]

Police: Sir David Amess' murder was an attack on democracy

"Sir David's murder was an attack on democracy" says Met Police Assistant Commissioner Matt Juke in a statement outside Old Bailey. Ali Harbi Ali has been given a whole-life sentence for murdering..

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Sir David Amess: ‘Fanatical terrorist’ guilty of MP's murder [Video]

Sir David Amess: ‘Fanatical terrorist’ guilty of MP's murder

“Fanatical terrorist” Ali Harbi Ali has been found guilty of murdering Sir David Amess. The 26-year-old stabbed Sir David more than 20 times during a “cold and calculated attack” at his..

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MPs to get tailored security advice after murder of Sir David Amess

mps to get tailored security advice after murder of sir david amess
Tailored security advice is to be provided to MPs on potential threats following the murder of Sir David Amess.
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MP targeted by Sir David Amess killer will now wear a stab vest to meet public

mp targeted by sir david amess killer will now wear a stab vest to meet public
An MP says he will wear a stab vest and a panic alarm when meeting members of the public after he was targeted by the killer of Sir David Amess.
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Terrorist who murdered MP Sir David Amess sentenced to whole-life order

terrorist who murdered mp sir david amess sentenced to whole-life order
The terrorist who murdered veteran MP Sir David Amess is to die behind bars after he was sentenced to a whole-life prison term.
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Ali Harbi Ali found guilty of murdering MP Sir David Amess

A "fanatical terrorist" has been found guilty of the murder of MP Sir David Amess.
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How 'fanatical terrorist' carried out MP assassination - and his 'warped' motive for the attack

how 'fanatical terrorist' carried out mp assassination - and his 'warped' motive for the attack
Ali Harbi Ali had spent years hatching his plot to target an MP before his "cold and calculated" murder of Sir David Amess.
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'One off the list': Terror suspect says he killed Sir David Amess to 'send a message' to other MPs

'one off the list': terror suspect says he killed sir david amess to 'send a message' to other mps
A homegrown terror suspect who stabbed Conservative MP Sir David Amess to death has said he did it to "send a message" to other MPs.
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MP murder trial delayed after three jurors test positive for COVID

mp murder trial delayed after three jurors test positive for covid
The trial of an alleged terrorist accused of murdering Sir David Amess has been delayed after three jurors tested positive for COVID.
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Alleged terrorist 'bottled' planned attacks on MPs before killing Sir David Amess, court hears

alleged terrorist 'bottled' planned attacks on mps before killing sir david amess, court hears
An alleged terrorist accused of murdering Sir David Amess said he "bottled" previous planned attacks on MPs and the killing "almost felt like an out-of-body experience", a court has heard.
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Sir David Amess 'suspected Brass Eye-style sting' before fatal knife attack on him

An alleged terrorist said that Sir David Amess suspected a Brass Eye-style "sting" before he launched a fatal knife attack on the MP, a court has heard.
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Bodycam footage shows moment alleged killer arrested after Sir David Amess stabbing

bodycam footage shows moment alleged killer arrested after sir david amess stabbing
Bodycam footage showing the moment an alleged killer was arrested following the stabbing of Sir David Amess has been shown to jurors.
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'We're not in America, we're in England': Court hears of man's exchange with MP 'killer' who wanted to be shot by police

'we're not in america, we're in england': court hears of man's exchange with mp 'killer' who wanted to be shot by police
A man who confronted a suspected terrorist accused of murdering MP Sir David Amess said he warned him "we're not in America, we're in England mate" after the alleged killer claimed he wanted to be shot..
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'He's dead, he's dead': Harrowing 999 call after Tory MP's killing is played to court

'he's dead, he's dead': harrowing 999 call after tory mp's killing is played to court
A harrowing 999 call made after Sir David Amess was fatally stabbed has been played at the trial of the alleged terrorist accused of the MP's murder.
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Terror suspect killed MP in 'vicious and frenzied attack' after targeting Michael Gove, court hears

terror suspect killed mp in 'vicious and frenzied attack' after targeting michael gove, court hears
MP Sir David Amess was killed in a "vicious and frenzied attack" by a "fanatical terrorist" who had previously targeted the home of Michael Gove, a court has heard.
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Prince Charles compares MP's murder to Russian 'aggression' as Southend becomes a city

prince charles compares mp's murder to russian 'aggression' as southend becomes a city
Prince Charles has likened the Russian invasion of Ukraine to the killing of Sir David Amess as he fulfilled the MP's long-held wish of making his constituency town of Southend a city.
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Conservative candidate wins Southend West by-election following killing of Sir David Amess

conservative candidate wins southend west by-election following killing of sir david amess
Conservative candidate Anna Firth has won the Southend West by-election triggered by the killing of Sir David Amess.
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Uplifting, funny and full of warmth: Murdered MP's character shone through in Westminster service

Sir David Amess was many things to many people and his funeral mass reflected that perfectly.
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Pope leads tributes to Sir David Amess at murdered MP's Westminster funeral

pope leads tributes to sir david amess at murdered mp's westminster funeral
The Pope led tributes to Sir David Amess at the murdered MP's funeral in Westminster.
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Requiem mass for 'original Essex cheeky chappy' MP Sir David Amess before he is laid to rest

requiem mass for 'original essex cheeky chappy' mp sir david amess before he is laid to rest
A requiem mass will be held at Westminster Cathedral later this morning in memory of Sir David Amess.
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Mourners gather in Southend to say goodbye to 'compassionate' MP Sir David Amess

mourners gather in southend to say goodbye to 'compassionate' mp sir david amess
A memorial service is under way in Southend for Sir David Amess who constituents described as a "compassionate" MP and the "truest of gentlemen".
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'He will be much, much missed': PM pays tribute to Sir David Amess ahead of Southend funeral service

'he will be much, much missed': pm pays tribute to sir david amess ahead of southend funeral service
Boris Johnson has said MP Sir David Amess will be "much, much missed" as he paid tribute to the MP ahead of a funeral service in Southend.
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Alleged terrorist accused of murdering Tory MP to enter pleas next month

alleged terrorist accused of murdering tory mp to enter pleas next month
An alleged terrorist accused of stabbing Sir David Amess to death will enter pleas next month.
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Sir David Amess's pet wins Westminster Dog of the Year

sir david amess's pet wins westminster dog of the year
A French bulldog owned by Sir David Amess has won Westminster Dog of the Year.
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Inquest opened and suspended into death of David Amess MP

inquest opened and suspended into death of david amess mp
A coroner has opened an inquest into the death of Sir David Amess, but immediately suspended it because a man is facing trial for the MP's murder.
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Funeral for MP Sir David Amess to be held at Westminster Cathedral next month

funeral for mp sir david amess to be held at westminster cathedral next month
The funeral for Conservative MP Sir David Amess, who was stabbed to death, will be held at Westminster Cathedral in London next month.
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MPs to be offered security guards for constituency surgeries following murder of Sir David Amess

mps to be offered security guards for constituency surgeries following murder of sir david amess
MPs are to be offered security guards to protect their constituency surgeries after the death of Conservative MP Sir David Amess last week.
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MPs told the threat level against them now 'substantial' after Sir David Amess killing

MPs now face a "substantial" threat level - meaning an attack is "likely" - following the killing of Sir David Amess, Home Secretary Priti Patel has said.
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Why key part of government's counter-terrorism strategy is under scrutiny after MP's murder

why key part of government's counter-terrorism strategy is under scrutiny after mp's murder
A key part of the government's counter-terror strategy has returned to the headlines in the wake of the killing of MP Sir David Amess.
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Starmer focuses on online harms and violent extremism in first PMQs since Sir David Amess' killing

starmer focuses on online harms and violent extremism in first pmqs since sir david amess' killing
Boris Johnson has committed to bringing the Online Harms Bill back to the Commons "before Christmas" in the first PMQs following the killing of Conservative MP Sir David Amess.
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UK terror threat level should have been raised before MP murder - ex-counter-terrorism chief

The UK's terror threat level should have been raised before the murder of MP Sir David Amess, a former counter-terrorism chief has said.
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Ali Harbi Ali: What we know about man held over murder of MP Sir David Amess

ali harbi ali: what we know about man held over murder of mp sir david amess
Ali Harbi Ali, a British man with Somali heritage, is being questioned by counter terrorism police over the murder of Conservative MP Sir David Amess.
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Pictured: CCTV shows man understood to be Sir David Amess murder suspect walking down London street hours before attack

Sky News has obtained CCTV footage showing a man understood to be Ali Harbi Ali walking along a north London street just hours before the killing of Conservative MP Sir David Amess.
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MP murder suspect was happy at Christian school and sang hymns as a boy, says former teacher

mp murder suspect was happy at christian school and sang hymns as a boy, says former teacher
A former teacher of terror suspect Ali Harbi Ali, held over the murder of Conservative MP Sir David Amess, says as a young boy he happily took part in morning assembly and sang hymns at his Christian..
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Southend to become a city, PM announces as he leads tributes to Sir David Amess

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has told MPs that Southend will be accorded city status - a long-running campaign of Sir David Amess - as he led tributes to the killed MP.
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Man charged with murder and terror offences over death of Conservative MP Sir David Amess

man charged with murder and terror offences over death of conservative mp sir david amess
A 25-year-old man has been charged with the murder of Conservative MP Sir David Amess, the Crown Prosecution Service says.
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Sir David Amess's family visit church where he was murdered

sir david amess's family visit church where he was murdered
Sir David Amess's family have visited the church where the MP was murdered on Friday.
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US Capitol riot shows what happens when you 'whip up a mob', Speaker warns after MP's murder

Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle has warned the US Capitol riots show what happens when you "whip up a mob" as he called for more respect after the murder of Sir David Amess.
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Man arrested for sending death threats to Labour MP on Qatar trip with Sir David Amess

man arrested for sending death threats to labour mp on qatar trip with sir david amess
A man has been arrested for making death threats against an MP who was on the same trip to Qatar as Sir David Amess to meet Afghan refugees.
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Online hate for MPs is 'out of control', says deputy PM, in wake of Sir David Amess murder

The deputy prime minister has said online hate is "out of control" but a wedge should not be put in between MPs and their constituents after the murder of Sir David Amess.
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Prayers and a minute's silence as MPs prepare to pay tribute to Sir David Amess

The House of Commons is going to pay tribute to Sir David Amess today.
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Sir David Amess's family says they are 'absolutely broken, but we will survive' after MP's murder

sir david amess's family says they are 'absolutely broken, but we will survive' after mp's murder
The family of Sir David Amess has said they are "absolutely broken, but we will survive" following the murder of the MP on Friday.
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Friend tells of Zoom meeting with MP moments before fatal attack took place

friend tells of zoom meeting with mp moments before fatal attack took place
At 11.45am on Friday, Sir David Amess took part in a Zoom call with his colleague Richard Hillgrove - moments later a fatal attack took place.
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'This is what actually happened': Priest speaks out over being 'refused entry' to give last rites to MP

'this is what actually happened': priest speaks out over being 'refused entry' to give last rites to mp
A priest who was "refused entry" to see Sir David Amess after he was stabbed multiple times has spoken out about "what actually happened" at the crime scene.
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MPs could get police protection for constituency surgeries in wake of Sir David Amess killing - Patel

MPs could be given police protection while they carry out constituency surgeries, the Home Secretary has told Sky News.
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Terror suspect accused of killing MP is son of former top aide to Somali PM

terror suspect accused of killing mp is son of former top aide to somali pm
The terror suspect arrested following the killing of Conservative MP Sir David Amess is the son of a former senior Somali government official, Sky News understands.
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Terror suspect held over murder of MP Sir David Amess named as Ali Harbi Ali

The name the police have of the terror suspect arrested on suspicion of murder following the stabbing of a senior Conservative MP is Ali Harbi Ali, Sky News understands.
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'It became normalised': Ex-parliamentary adviser says Yvette Cooper received 50 death threats a week

'it became normalised': ex-parliamentary adviser says yvette cooper received 50 death threats a week
A former parliamentary adviser has said she is "not surprised" by the murder of Conservative MP Sir David Amess because she saw her MP receive around 50 death threats each week.
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In pictures: Moving tributes left to 'much-loved colleague and friend' Sir David Amess

in pictures: moving tributes left to 'much-loved colleague and friend' sir david amess
Leading politicians and local figures are among those who have left moving tributes to Sir David Amess, following the death of the 69-year-old.
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Johnson leads tributes in show of unity at scene of MP's fatal stabbing

johnson leads tributes in show of unity at scene of mp's fatal stabbing
Boris Johnson has laid flowers at the scene of the fatal stabbing of Conservative MP Sir David Amess in Essex - an attack which police believe could be linked to Islamist extremism.
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'Right and proper' that MPs are accessible to the public, says Patel

'right and proper' that mps are accessible to the public, says patel
Priti Patel says it is '"right and proper" that MPs are accessible to members of the public following Sir David Amess' killing - and stressed that MPs' safety and an open democracy "can absolutely be..
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Senior Tory MP calls for face-to-face meetings with constituents to be paused in wake of Amess killing

senior tory mp calls for face-to-face meetings with constituents to be paused in wake of amess killing
A senior Conservative MP has called for a temporary pause in face-to-face meetings between parliamentarians and their constituents following the killing of Sir David Amess on Friday.
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