Brexit race tight as murder upends campaign

The killing of MP Jo Cox last week has sparked accusations of hate-mongering in an already heated battle for votes in the upcoming referendum on EU membershipBritain’s referendum on European Union membership could go either way, polls indicated Tuesday, after a day of tearful tributes to slain lawmaker Jo Cox whose brutal murder has overshadowed the campaign. The killing last week sparked accusations of hate-mongering in an already heated battle for votes before the momentous ballot on Thursday that could determine the political and economic fate of Europe. An ORB survey for the Daily Telegraph showed the “Remain” on 49 percent, unchanged from a week earlier, while “Leave” was up three points to 47 percent.

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