Thursday, 23 June 2016


Thomas Mair, 52, speaks only to confirm his name as he appears at the Old Bailey via videolink.
14:27, UK,Thursday 23 June 2016

Jo Cox (L) Thomas Mair (R)
The man accused of murdering Labour MP Jo Cox has been told he will face trial from 14 November.
Thomas Mair spoke only to confirm his name as he appeared at the Old Bailey from Belmarsh jail via video link for a brief hearing.
The 52-year-old is accused of shooting and stabbing Mrs Cox, a mother of two young children, in Birstall, West Yorkshire.
She was attacked outside a library where she was staging a constituency surgery last week.
Jo Cox shooting
Mair is charged with murder, causing grievous bodily harm, and possession of a gun and a knife.
Mr Justice Saunders set a provisional timetable with the trial to start on 14 November.
The case is being handled under terrorism protocols.
Mair was remanded in custody and is due to enter a plea on 4 October.
Throughout the hearing, he sat taking notes with his head bowed, giving no reaction as his case was discussed.
At an earlier court hearing, he said his name was "death to traitors, freedom for Britain"