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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 he was killed 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 funeral: Pope pays tribute to ‘devoted’ MP [Video]

Sir David Amess funeral: Pope pays tribute to ‘devoted’ MP

Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer were among guests at a requiem mass for Sir David Amess. The service at Westminster Cathedral featured a message written by Pope Francis. Report by Burnsla. Like us on..

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Sir David Amess: family sprinkle coffin with holy water [Video]

Sir David Amess: family sprinkle coffin with holy water

Sir David Amess's coffin was carried out of Westminster Cathedral, led by clergymen of the Roman Catholic church. The priest and members of Mr Amess's family sprinkled the coffin with holy water..

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Politicians arrive at cathedral for Amess' funeral [Video]

Politicians arrive at cathedral for Amess' funeral

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer arrived at Westminster Cathedral this morning for a requiem mass in memory of murdered MP Sir David Amess. Also among those arriving..

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Former MP Ann Widdecombe pays respects to David Amess [Video]

Former MP Ann Widdecombe pays respects to David Amess

Former Conservative MP Ann Widdecombe has arrived at Westminster Cathedral for a requiem mass in memory of murdered MP Sir David Amess. She said she felt strongly that her friend Mr Amess should be..

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Sir David Amess: Southend says goodbye to ‘inspirational' MP [Video]

Sir David Amess: Southend says goodbye to ‘inspirational' MP

Hundreds of people lined the streets of Southend for the funeral of Sir David Amess. The 69-year-old MP was stabbed to death during a constituency surgery last month. Report by Buseld. Like us on..

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Boris Johnson pays tribute to David Amess ahead of funeral [Video]

Boris Johnson pays tribute to David Amess ahead of funeral

Boris Johnson has paid tribute to his late colleague Sir David Amess, who was stabbed to death in his constituency in October, as mourners prepare to gather for his funeral. The prime minister said:..

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Minute's silence held in Leigh-on-Sea for murdered MP [Video]

Minute's silence held in Leigh-on-Sea for murdered MP

A minute's silence is held in the Essex town of Leigh-on-Sea for the murdered Conservative MP Sir David Amess. Report by Edwardst. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on..

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Police van seen leaving court after MP murder hearing [Video]

Police van seen leaving court after MP murder hearing

A police van has been seen leaving Westminster Magistrates' Court on Thursday afternoon, where 25-year-old Ali Harbi Ali had appeared, charged with the murder of Conservative MP Sir David Amess. It is..

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Man charged with murder of Sir David Amess [Video]

Man charged with murder of Sir David Amess

A 25-year-old man has been charged with the murder of Conservative MP Sir David Amess, who was stabbed to death in his constituency on October 15th. Ali Harbi Ali, from London, will appear at..

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How do France and Italy protect their elected officials from attacks? [Video]

How do France and Italy protect their elected officials from attacks?

After the murder of Sir David Amess in the UK, Euronews journalists looked at how France and Italy guarantee the safety of their elected officials.

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Police review CCTV in Amess investigation [Video]

Police review CCTV in Amess investigation

CCTV footage showing a man walking along a street in Gospel Oak, north London is being examined by police investigating the killing of Conservative MP Sir David Amess. A 25-year-old man has been..

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Sir David Amess: UK's parliament pays tribute to murdered MP [Video]

Sir David Amess: UK's parliament pays tribute to murdered MP

He died on Friday after being stabbed multiple times during meetings with constituents.

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British lawmaker killed while meeting constituents [Video]

British lawmaker killed while meeting constituents

Conservative Member of Parliament Sir David Amess is recalled by fellow MP Tom Tugendhat, who calls his death a fundamental attack on the British people.

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Archbishop of Canterbury pays tribute to Sir David Amess [Video]

Archbishop of Canterbury pays tribute to Sir David Amess

During a service of remembrance at Westminster, the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby remembers murdered MP Sir David Amess as a "friend to his constituents" who had a "robust fairness of spirit..

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PM leads procession for Amess remembrance service [Video]

PM leads procession for Amess remembrance service

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has led a procession of around 800 MPs and peers as they filed into St Margaret's Church in Westminster Abbey to remember their murdered colleague, Sir David Amess. Report..

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Southend residents welcome city status announcement [Video]

Southend residents welcome city status announcement

Residents of Southend welcome the decision to grant city status to their town shortly after the announcement was made by Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the House of Commons. It follows the fatal..

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Labour leader pays tribute to Sir David Amess [Video]

Labour leader pays tribute to Sir David Amess

Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer pays tribute to Sir David Amess in the House of Commons, saying that on behalf of his party he wants to lean across and acknowledge the pain that is felt on the opposite..

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Prime minister confirms Southend will become a city [Video]

Prime minister confirms Southend will become a city

Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces that the Queen has agreed Southend will be granted city status following the murder of MP Sir David Amess. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at..

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Prime minister: We've lost a dear friend and colleague [Video]

Prime minister: We've lost a dear friend and colleague

Prime Minister Boris Johnson opens tributes in the House of Commons to Sir David Amess, saying "we've lost a dear friend and colleague, and Julia and her children have lost a loving husband and devoted..

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House of Commons observes a minute’s silence for David Amess [Video]

House of Commons observes a minute’s silence for David Amess

The House of Commons has observed a minute's silence in memory of Conservative MP Sir David Amess, who was murdered in Leigh-on-Sea on Friday. The Speaker's chaplain, Tricia Hillas, told the chamber:..

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House of Lords observes a minute's silence for David Amess [Video]

House of Lords observes a minute's silence for David Amess

The House of Lords has observed a minute's silence in memory of murdered Conservative MP Sir David Amess. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter..

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Sir David Amess’ family visit scene of his stabbing [Video]

Sir David Amess’ family visit scene of his stabbing

The widow of Sir David Amess, Julia, was accompanied by family members outside Belfairs Methodist Church, Leigh-on-Sea on Monday morning. Wiping tears from her eyes, she read messages on flowers placed..

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Flowers placed at Westminster in memory of Sir David Amess [Video]

Flowers placed at Westminster in memory of Sir David Amess

Flowers have been placed beneath a flagpole at Palace Yard outside the Houses of Parliament in memory of Sir David Amess who was murdered on Friday in Leigh-on-Sea. Report by Blairm. Like us on..

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Deputy PM: Anxiety, nerves and raw fear amongst MPs [Video]

Deputy PM: Anxiety, nerves and raw fear amongst MPs

Dominic Raab says he has had “three threats to life and limb” and knows “exactly” how it feels to receive online abuse, after stories of vilification of MPs emerge following the killing of Sir..

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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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Ali Harbi Ali appears at Old Bailey over murder of MP Sir David Amess

The man accused of murdering Conservative MP Sir David Amess has appeared at the Old Bailey.
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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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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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Sir David Amess recently wrote attacks on MPs 'could happen to any of us'

sir david amess recently wrote attacks on mps 'could happen to any of us'
Killed MP Sir David Amess had recently written about the risk of attacks on parliamentarians, admitting "it could happen to any of us".
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Fatal stabbing of MP Sir David Amess confirmed as a terrorist incident

The fatal stabbing of Conservative MP Sir David Amess in Essex has been declared as a terrorist incident, police say.
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'Everybody loved him': Constituents remember 'compassionate' MP after fatal stabbing

'everybody loved him': constituents remember 'compassionate' mp after fatal stabbing
You don't have to go far to find a local in Leigh-on-Sea who knew the MP Sir David Amess.
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'He was different from many MPs': Why tributes to Sir David Amess are so fulsome

'he was different from many mps': why tributes to sir david amess are so fulsome
There is a reason why the tributes today to Sir David Amess from all parts of the political system were so fulsome - he was different from many of the MPs most people see more regularly on the..
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Commons Speaker to look at safety - but senior Tories warn against putting MPs in 'security bubble'

commons speaker to look at safety - but senior tories warn against putting mps in 'security bubble'
The Speaker of the House of Commons has promised to "examine" safety measures for MPs following the killing of Sir David Amess - but senior Conservatives are warning against placing politicians behind..
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Sir David Amess hailed as a 'true gent' and 'common sense politician'

sir david amess hailed as a 'true gent' and 'common sense politician'
Sir David Amess has been described as "a true gent" and "a common sense politician".
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David Amess: From a 'humble' East End background to a 38-year career as an animal-loving MP

david amess: from a 'humble' east end background to a 38-year career as an animal-loving mp
Conservative MP Sir David Amess has died after being stabbed several times at his constituency surgery.
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What we know so far about killing of Conservative MP Sir David Amess

Tributes have been paid after Conservative MP David Amess was stabbed to death in his constituency - with police saying the early investigation revealed "a potential motivation linked to Islamist..
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David Amess MP dies after being stabbed at constituency office, police say

Sir David Amess MP has died after being stabbed at his constituency office, police say.
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Conservative MP Sir David Amess stabbed multiple times in incident at constituency surgery

conservative mp sir david amess stabbed multiple times in incident at constituency surgery
A Conservative MP has been stabbed multiple times in an incident at his constituency surgery.
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