Labour MP Jo Cox was shot and killed in an attack in West Yorkshire. The 41-year-old mother of two was shot three times and stabbed just before 1pm in Birstall in her Batley & Spen constituency. She was pronounced dead around an hour later, leaving her husband Brendan and two young children, aged 3 and 5. West Yorkshire Police have arrested a 52-year-old man, named locally as Thomas Mair. Jo, a rising star in the party. was elected last year. MPs from all parties have been sending their condolences.