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  1. Irish president offers condolences

    President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins

    President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins, has sent his condolences to Sir David's family.

    He said he was killed while carrying out a fundamental role of a politician - helping their constituents.

    He offered his "deepest sympathies to the family, friends, colleagues in Parliament and constituents" of Sir David.

    He also extended thoughts to the family of the late Jo Cox MP, murdered just over five years ago in her constituency of Batley and Spen.

    "On behalf of the Irish people, I send them our deepest sympathies."

    The British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly (BIPA) has cancelled a scheduled plenary meeting at Westminster on Monday as a mark of respect for Sir David.

  2. 'Shocked and saddened' - Australian government sends condolences

    Reaction to the death of Sir David Amess has been coming in from around the world.

    Overnight, Australia's Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews tweeted: "I am shocked and saddened by the murder of British MP Sir David Amess as he met with his constituents in the UK.

    "The Australian Government sends our condolences and sympathies to his family, friends, Parliamentary colleagues and the community he served."

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