Nigel Farage

Nish Kumar is Jo Brand’s most obnoxious defender

15 June 2019 8:10

We are all aware that Jo Brand saying battery acid would be a more appropriate liquid than milkshakes to throw…

Jo Brand and the death of comedy

14 June 2019 10:38

I have celebrated John Bercow, eulogised Martin McGuinness and urged Spectator readers to vote Labour. So I appreciate I’m on thin ice…

In defence of Jo Brand

13 June 2019 11:14

What a bunch of big babies the right can sometimes be. These people spend oodles of time mocking lefty snowflakes…

The Tories will now regret not giving Nigel Farage a peerage

27 May 2019 9:48

Nigel Farage has been on the radio this morning, almost plaintively offering to be part of a Government team renegotiating…

Nigel Farage is not ‘far right’

22 May 2019 16:48

It is now fashionable to describe Nigel Farage as an ‘extremist’, ‘far right’ or ‘fascist’ politician. Last month, Dame Margaret…

Watch: Nigel Farage hit by milkshake

20 May 2019 15:28

Nigel Farage became the latest politician to be pelted by milkshake today, as he toured the centre of Newcastle ahead…

Do Brexit Party supporters know who they are really voting for?

15 May 2019 13:20

When people challenge my opinions I shrug, said Vladimir Nabokov. When people challenge my facts, I reach for my dictionary.…

The twisted truth about Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party

14 May 2019 13:17

Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party pretends to stand for the traditional values of old England: Parliamentary sovereignty, patriotism and decency. However little…

‘The most ridiculous interview ever’ – Farage sets out his stall in tense Marr interview

12 May 2019 12:08

The weekend papers are filled with grim poll predictions for the Conservative party – and good news for Nigel Farage’s…

What would the Brexit party winning the European Elections actually change?

20 April 2019 10:33

Even with all the volatility in British politics right now, it is still remarkable that the Brexit party are favourites…

Inside the Brexit Party launch: Tory anger, Rees-Mogg and ‘Treason May’

12 April 2019 18:32

On Friday, in an inconspicuous metal finishing factory on an industrial estate in Coventry, Nigel Farage officially launched his new…

Nigel Farage offers May a Brexit incentive

6 July 2018 9:25

Theresa May has come under some pressure these last few weeks over her plan for Britain’s post Brexit trade relationship.…

Nigel Farage is wrong and the EU must prepare for no deal

13 January 2018 10:13

Nigel Farage met Michel Barnier on Monday and is now calling, inexplicably, for a second EU referendum. He wants to…

Lord Adonis: Nigel Farage is now Prime Minister

30 December 2017 11:19

Oh dear. Lord Adonis brought Theresa May’s Christmas holiday to an abrupt end yesterday with the news that he is…

Nigel Farage’s communication problem

17 November 2017 17:00

Nigel Farage found himself in the news over the weekend after his former aide claimed she was told to keep…

Al Gore says Brexit was caused by… climate change

21 August 2017 16:55

There are plenty of theories about what led to the Brexit vote. Now, Al Gore, has a new one to add…

Jeremy Corbyn should give Nigel Farage a job

30 June 2017 13:20

Jeremy Corbyn is ‘almost a proper chap’, says Nigel Farage, lauding the Labour leader for sacking frontbenchers who voted for…

Is the end nigh for Ukip?

5 May 2017 13:17

Ukip is a party dwelling on its past glories rather than its future this afternoon. The party’s leader Paul Nuttall has very…

Ukip leader Paul Nuttall confirms he will stand for Parliament

27 April 2017 17:25

Paul Nuttall has just confirmed he will be standing in the upcoming election. The Ukip leader promised to be ‘leading the…

Nigel Farage will always have more power outside Parliament

21 April 2017 13:14

It’s easy to mock Nigel Farage over his decision to turn down an ‘easy win’ in Clacton or some other…

Mark Reckless’s defection presents the Tories with a conundrum

6 April 2017 14:07

Mark Reckless infuriated many Tories when he defected to Ukip. Now, he’s defected again – and made few people happy…

The response to the Westminster attack has been predictably farcical

29 March 2017 20:31

Since last week’s attack in Westminster, various readers have asked whether my list of ‘standard responses to terrorism’ has held…

If Ukip is to survive, Nigel Farage also needs to go

26 March 2017 12:54

So poisonous were the relations between Nigel Farage and Douglas Carswell that no-one will have been surprised at the latter’s…

Why do so many right-wingers hate Britain so much?

24 March 2017 15:28

One of the curiosities of the past 72 hours has been the manner in which it has become possible to…

Paul Nuttall picks a side in Ukip’s civil war

14 March 2017 12:33

A new week, a new drama for Ukip. Although Nigel Farage last month called for Douglas Carswell to be kicked out…