Nigel Farage

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…

Paul Nuttall and the tricks memory plays on all of us

4 March 2017 11:00

Poor Paul Nuttall. He seemed to have everything a cheeky by-election victor needed: the outsider vim, the accent, the cap.…

‘Sir’ Nigel Farage gets his gong after all

3 March 2017 17:08

The row about whether Douglas Carswell did or didn’t block Nigel Farage’s knighthood has sparked another bout of civil war…

Nigel Farage’s stock rises – as Ukip’s falls

2 March 2017 11:48

Today’s figures from the electoral commission show that between 1 October and 31 December 2016, Ukip raised only £33,228 in donations…

Ukip is finished? I don’t think so

25 February 2017 10:49

So, Ukip is finished. So says Matthew Parris in the Times this morning, as well as Marina Hyde in the…

Labour hold Stoke as Ukip and Nuttall fail to breakthrough

24 February 2017 2:21

James Forsyth discusses the by-election results with Fraser Nelson and Isabel Hardman: Labour has avoided total electoral disaster and held…

Ukip’s only MP gives Ukip conference a miss

17 February 2017 15:12

Although Paul Nuttall made a quick escape from today’s Ukip Spring Conference in order to avoid the pesky press, compared…

Nigel Farage sets Paul Nuttall up for a fall

17 February 2017 11:46

It’s less than two hours into Ukip’s Spring Conference in Bolton and already the cracks are starting to show. Although Paul…

John Bercow should have kept his trap shut about Donald Trump

7 February 2017 7:23

John Bercow is a little chap, and no harm in that, but does he really need to grandstand about his…

Meet the real deplorables – and no, it’s not Farage and his champagne populists

20 January 2017 14:48

Washington, D.C. Nigel Farage’s 2016 celebration of Nigel Farage’s 2016 is a party that might never stop. And it is…

A full English Brexit is on the menu

17 January 2017 18:17

Kipling wrote about Brexit first, you know: “It is always a temptation for a rich and lazy nation, To puff…

Politics can be sexist, but Arlene Foster was wrong to play the misogyny card

5 January 2017 17:13

Let’s say you’re a rising minister put in charge of the department for enterprise. You have the great idea to…

Dear Mary: How can I persuade people to like my new friend?

21 December 2016 11:00

From Nigel FarageQ. An American friend of mine has just landed a top job. I am really pleased for him…

It’s nonsense to claim that Isis benefits from Brexit. But that won’t stop some people trying

20 December 2016 15:08

While a storm has blown up between Nigel Farage and Brendan Cox this morning over the role played by Angela…

Nigel Farage says events like Berlin attack will be the ‘Merkel legacy’

20 December 2016 12:33

As details begin to emerge regarding the identities of those involved in the Berlin Christmas market attack which left at…

Special relationship on show at Cigar Smoker of the Year

14 December 2016 10:14

It’s been ‘one hell of a year’ started Tom Parker Bowles in his opening address at this year’s Snow Queen…

What can Nigel Farage be planning to wreck in 2017?

10 December 2016 9:00

One remark from the Christmas party season knocks insistently around my head. It came from Nigel Farage on a staircase…

Ukip struggle to get their message across in Sleaford by-election

5 December 2016 16:29

Here we go again. As Paul Nuttall tries to prove that Ukip is a professional party on the path to…

What the papers say: Labour’s Ukip nightmare

29 November 2016 8:53

After being made Ukip leader yesterday, Paul Nuttall wasted no time in making it clear who he had in his…

Paul Nuttall’s election is bad news for Labour

28 November 2016 13:14

Today Paul Nuttall has been appointed Ukip leader, winning over 62 pc of the vote. His election marks a new…

Paul Nuttall wins Ukip’s leadership race

28 November 2016 12:00

Paul Nuttall has won the race to replace Nigel Farage as Ukip leader. Nuttall’s victory was decisive: he picked up…

Nigel Farage takes a swipe at Sir Kim Darroch

25 November 2016 18:28

It’s not been a great week for Sir Kim Darroch. On Monday, he suffered the embarrassment of having the president-elect call…