LONDON: A far-right extremist was sentenced on Wednesday to life imprisonment without the possibility of release for murdering British MP Jo Cox a week before Britain's EU referendum in a "politically motivated" attack. "Because she was a member of parliament your crime has an additional dimension that calls for particular punishment," judge Alan Wilkie told Thomas Mair, 53, as he issued the rare "whole life term" punishment. "There is no doubt it was done to further a political motive," he said. The jury at…
BIRSTALL: The man arrested over the murder of British MP Jo Cox was described by people who knew him on Friday as a loner who battled mental illness, but allegedly had ties to white supremacists.