Nigel Farage

Theresa May doubles down on Farage’s diplomatic offer

14 November 2016 13:47

Nigel Farage is once again a thorn in the Prime Minister’s side. After Downing Street dismissed the interim Ukip leader’s offer…

What the papers say: Nigel Farage’s Trump card

14 November 2016 8:35

Theresa May was tenth in line in the phone queue to speak to president-elect Donald Trump last week. Yet Nigel…

Marine Le Pen causes a stir on Marr

13 November 2016 10:59

It’s Remembrance Sunday and Marine Le Pen has just appeared on the Andrew Marr show to hail a new world order. The timing…

Donald Trump finds time for Nigel Farage

13 November 2016 0:42

This week reports emerged that Nigel Farage was being lined up to act as a go-between for the government and…

Lord Ashcroft reveals his next target

12 November 2016 10:00

As the US election results rolled in on Tuesday, guests flocked to CNN’s results bash in Marylebone where the majority hoped…

Listen: Nigel Farage jokes about Trump touching May

10 November 2016 14:10

With Theresa May still hanging on the telephone for Donald Trump, the Prime Minister may soon be turning to Nigel…

The unhinged backlash to the High Court’s Brexit ruling

4 November 2016 13:50

As a general rule, any day the government loses in court is a good day. So yesterday was an especially…

Parliamentarian of the Year 2016, in pictures

3 November 2016 11:24

This year’s Spectator Parliamentarian of the Year awards, sponsored by Benenden, saw Theresa May reunited with her former Cabinet colleague…

Watch: Ukip leadership candidate says sorry for ‘gay donkey’ gaffe

24 October 2016 14:26

Steven Woolfe has said Ukip is in a ‘death spiral’ and on the basis of the latest candidate to join the…

Theresa May’s Ukip opportunity

23 October 2016 11:13

Since Nigel Farage’s latest resignation as Ukip leader, it has become clear that he is the only person who can…

Ukip’s slow search for a new leader risks throwing away a golden opportunity

17 October 2016 10:20

Labour’s current turmoil gifts Ukip an open goal. Or at least it should do. But instead of taking the opportunity…

Ukip snatch defeat from the jaws of victory

7 October 2016 15:24

It’s day three of Ukip’s latest leadership contest and the party has found itself splashed across the front pages of…

Ukip’s Steven Woolfe ‘conscious and recovering’ after ‘altercation’ in Strasbourg

6 October 2016 12:36

The latest Ukip leadership contest to succeed Diane James has descended into chaos after Steven Woolfe was rushed to hospital. The…

Diane James stands down as Ukip leader

5 October 2016 7:56

Diane James is standing down as Ukip leader after only 18 days in the job, blaming ‘personal and professional reasons’ and a lack…

Diane James is Ukip’s new leader – but will she be haunted by Nigel Farage?

16 September 2016 13:41

Diane James is the new Ukip leader. The party’s home affairs spokesman won with 8,451 votes. She beat Lisa Duffy into second place by…

Nigel Farage says farewell: ‘We brought down a prime minister’

16 September 2016 12:43

Nigel Farage has just delivered his speech at Ukip conference, in which he declared that he had put ‘absolutely all of…

Questions over Ukip’s future on the eve of its conference

15 September 2016 14:08

Ukip’s autumn conference kicks off tomorrow in Bournemouth. With the new leader set to be announced, there had been hopes…

Mr Brexit meets… Mr Brexit

24 August 2016 16:42

Last week Donald Trump managed to leave hacks and commentariats confused when he took to Twitter to declare that he would…

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…