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Priti Patel could ban online anonymity to stop ‘relentless’ abuse of MPs

‘We can’t carry on like this’: Home secretary speaks out on ‘cruel’ comments directed at elected representatives

UK politicians offered ‘security operative’ to protect constituency meetings after MP David Amess was murdered

The UK Home Secretary and the Speaker of the House of Commons have offered each MP a “trained and accredited security operative” during constituency surgeries to protect them in the wake of the murder of Sir David Amess.

Sir David Amess suspect 'plotted terrorism for two-and-a-half YEARS before'

A MAN has today appeared in court charged with the "terror inspired" murder of Sir David Amess – and plotting terrorist acts for two-and-a-half years.

Ali Harbi Ali charged with murder of Conservative MP Sir David Amess after brutal stabbing in Essex church

British prosecutors have charged 25-year-old Ali Harbi Ali with the murder of Conservative MP Sir David Amess after he was stabbed to death last week while he was holding a constituency meeting at a church in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex.

Government ‘rows back’ on PM’s pledge to sanction tech bosses

Boris Johnson appeared to back idea at PMQs but sources say online harms bill may not include it

Priti Patel: MPs face ‘substantial threat’ to safety after Amess killing

It was the second murder of an MP in the last five years

Can Online Safety Bill tackle social media abuse of MPs?

Following an outpouring of sadness after the murder of Conservative MP Sir David Amess, his colleagues from across the Commons have been raising concerns for their own safety.

Priti Patel wants police briefing on needle spiking incidents

Police asked to give urgent update on investigation into reports of women being drugged via drinks or needles

Brits concerned murder of MP will lead to internet crackdown, after officials call for end to online anonymity

Many in the UK are expressing their worries about the future of internet freedom, after a group of MPs lobbied Prime Minister Boris Johnson to ban anonymous social media accounts in the wake of Sir David Amess’ death.

Sir David Amess: Southend to become a city in honour of MP

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced the Queen has agreed Southend will be granted city status following the killing of MP Sir David Amess.

Man arrested over sending death threat to Labour MP after he pleaded for people to be kinder in the wake of David Amess’ murder

Police have arrested a 76-year-old over allegations of sending a death threat to Labour MP Chris Bryant, who had pleaded for people to be kinder to politicians after Tory MP Sir David Amess was murdered at a constituency meeting.

Online hate UK MPs face is ‘out of control’, Raab warns in wake of David Amess’ fatal stabbing

The level of online hate members of the UK Parliament face is “out of control”, Deputy Prime Minister and Justice Secretary Dominic Raab has warned, in the wake of the murder of conservative lawmaker Sir David Amess.

Sir David Amess death: Show kindness and love, say MP's family

The family of MP Sir David Amess have said their hearts are shattered as they called on people to "set aside hatred and work towards togetherness".

David Amess death: MPs could get police guards at surgeries

Giving MPs police guards at local meetings is one of a "range" of steps that could protect politicians, Priti Patel has said after an MP's killing.

UK PM Johnson visits scene where MP was fatally stabbed in terrorist incident

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition Labour Party leader Keir Starmer visited the church Saturday where lawmaker David Amess was fatally stabbed while meeting with constituents, hours after his killing was declared a terrorist incident.

Britain to ramp up security for its lawmakers, interior minister says following murder of MP David Amess

Protective measures will be reviewed for lawmakers during meetings with voters, the UK interior minister says. After visiting the site of Friday’s fatal stabbing of an MP, she described the incident as an attack on democracy.

Priti Patel orders police review of MP security after Amess murder

Home Secretary Priti Patel has asked all police forces to review security arrangements for MPs "with immediate effect", a Home Office spokesman said.

British lawmaker David Amess stabbed to death at constituency meeting

British lawmaker David Amess, a member of Boris Johnson's ruling Conservative Party, has died after being stabbed several times at a constituency meeting east of London.

UK Home secretary dubbed 'Pol Pot Patel' after reports suggest she wants immunity for Border Force over possible migrant deaths

The UK home secretary has come under fire after it was reported that she is seeking to grant immunity to Border Force staff who “push back” migrant boats in the English Channel as part of a government plan to stem migratory flows.

Insulate Britain announces it will suspend chaotic campaign blocking major roads… for less than 2 weeks

After causing disruption on the busy M25 London orbital for several weeks, eco group Insulate Britain has penned an open letter to UK PM Boris Johnson announcing it will pause its campaign – but will resume in under a fortnight.

Academic calls on universities minister to defend her freedom of speech

Cambridge professor says invite to address civil servants was cancelled because of tweet criticising Priti Patel

Furious motorists forcibly remove Insulate Britain eco warriors after protests block roads once more (VIDEOS)

Having grown increasingly angry at the string of demonstrations held by Insulate Britain on the M25 London orbital, some motorists were seen dragging eco warriors off roads as they staged their thirteenth protest to date.

French minister says UK ‘hasn’t paid a penny’ towards stopping migrant crossings

French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin has accused Britain of withholding millions of pounds in funding to stop migrant boats crossing the English Channel. He said France’s authorities have cracked down on the crossings anyway.

Channel crossings: More than 1,100 migrants cross in two days

Forty small boats with 1,115 migrants on board have crossed the Channel in two days, the Home Office has said.