What performing stand-up in Ukip country taught me about racism

18 August 2016 15:00

Most people would say UKIP lends itself to comedy better than Denis Healey’s eyebrows lent themselves to tweezers – but…


How Breitbart hijacks right-wing populism

17 August 2016 16:43

The news that Donald Trump’s new campaign manager is Steve Bannon, head of the right-wing media site Breitbart, has shocked…

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What was Nigel Farage doing at the German embassy?

16 August 2016 10:49

After Nigel Farage achieved his aim of taking Britain out of the EU, he announced that he would be stepping down…

Theresa May Succeeds David Cameron As The UK's New Prime Minister

Why an early election would be bad for the Tories

6 August 2016 10:35

Ten points ahead in the polls, Theresa May regarded as the best Prime Minister by a majority of voters and…

Steven Woolfe excluded from Ukip leadership race

3 August 2016 12:14

Steven Woolfe has been barred from standing for Ukip leader. The party’s national executive committee has ruled that he didn’t…

Ukip’s leadership race kicks off. Who are the candidates hoping to replace Nigel Farage?

3 August 2016 8:01

The final shortlist for who will replace Nigel Farage has been unveiled – and the frontrunner Steven Woolfe has been…

Coffee House Shots: Ukip’s leadership contest

2 August 2016 17:03

Ukip’s leadership race has barely begun but the contest has already delivered plenty of drama. The frontrunner Steven Woolfe missed out on…

The perks and pitfalls of Twitter for political gamblers

2 August 2016 11:14

On Sunday morning Channel 4’s Michael Crick put out the following Tweet about Steven Woolfe, the Manchester-born barrister and MP…

UKIP Leaders Give Immigration Election Speech

Steven Woolfe finds himself in a tight spot

2 August 2016 9:45

It’s only Tuesday and Steven Woolfe must already be wishing this week was over. After missing the nomination deadline on Sunday,…


In defence of EU migrants: a plea to Theresa May

28 July 2016 11:26

During the Brexit debate, there was a wide mainstream consensus that EU nationals living in Britain should not be affected.…


Suzanne Evans ends leadership ambitions as she calls on Ukip to shed its ‘rugby club’ image

26 July 2016 11:31

With nominations for the Ukip leadership contest set to close at the end of the month, today Suzanne Evans called a…

Political Leaders Respond To The UK's EU Referendum Result

Can Ukip make the most of Andrea Leadsom’s departure?

11 July 2016 17:20

Andrea Leadsom’s decision to drop out of the leadership race — and by default make Theresa May the party’s new…

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William Cash: Like Nigel Farage, I am also resigning from Ukip

4 July 2016 18:52

On the morning of the Referendum vote, I texted Nigel Farage – as the Heritage and Tourism spokesman of his…

Nigel Farage working on his resignation speech. One coffee, three packets of cigarettes.

In praise of Nigel Farage

4 July 2016 18:34

Nigel Farage is the most important British politician of the last decade and the most successful. His resignation leaves a…

Coffee House podcast: Farage resigns. What now for Ukip?

4 July 2016 13:34

Nigel Farage has joined the growing list of politicians to resign after stepping aside as Ukip leader this morning. It…


Ukip leadership: runners and riders

4 July 2016 12:05

Today Nigel Farage has announced that he will be standing down as Ukip leader. Farage has pledged not to ‘unresign’ this…


Nigel Farage’s full resignation speech

4 July 2016 12:04

I’m aware that not everybody in this country is happy. Indeed, a lot of young people have been wound up…

Grassroots Out Campaigners Hold London Rally

Nigel Farage’s departure means Ukip can seize its post-referendum opportunity

4 July 2016 10:32

Nigel Farage’s departure comes at the best possible time for Ukip. The party could be hoovering up votes from Labour’s…


Nigel Farage resigns as Ukip leader

4 July 2016 10:15

Nigel Farage has resigned as Ukip leader. Farage announced his decision to stand aside as the party’s leader in a…


Nigel Farage does his best to alienate the rest of Europe

28 June 2016 13:47

Thankfully, many in Europe – not least the European Parliament – will have stopped listening to Nigel Farage a long…


What next for Ukip after the EU referendum?

22 June 2016 13:41

For someone who has spent his whole life building up to the referendum, Nigel Farage has had a rather patchy…

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Suzanne Evans: vote for British independence

14 June 2016 23:14

In nine days’ time, we have the opportunity to do something amazing.  We can usher in a new era of…


Ukip’s David Coburn cries BBC bias… over ITV debate

8 June 2016 10:52

Nowadays it’s difficult for the BBC to air anything without facing some accusation of bias. As well as the well…

How the papers reacted: Farage ‘destroyed’ as Cameron is ‘taken to task’ during live EU showdown

8 June 2016 8:08

David Cameron and Nigel Farage both avoided making any disastrous blunders during last night’s TV showdown and for that reason…

Is the Brexit campaign ‘morphing into Ukip’?

13 May 2016 8:25

Is the Brexit campaign ‘morphing into Ukip’? That’s what Sir John Major will say he fears is happening later. In…