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Tory MP Has No Problem With Farage Being Deputy Prime Minister

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Politics

Jacob Rees-Mogg has urged the Tories to forge closer links with Ukip, going as far as having Nigel Farage become deputy prime minister in a new Tory-U...

'Ukip Has Taken Over The Tory Party'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Politics

The Tories have been accused of trying to "appease" Ukip by hosting the leader of a controversial Finnish eurosceptic party at their annual conference...

Here's Why Ukip Won't Change Its Name If Scots Back Independence

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK Politics

Nigel Farage's United Kingdom Independence Party (Ukip) has dashed speculation that it could be forced to change its name if Scots back independence n...

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Will Labour MPs Join Ukip? One Says That Is 'Wishful Thinking'

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 29.08.2014 | UK Politics

Ukip's claim that several Labour MPs could follow former Tory Douglas Carswell and defect to Nigel Farage's party has been derided as "wishful thinkin...

Disgraced Ex-Tory MP Neil Hamilton Hopes To Become Ukip MP

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK Politics

Neil Hamilton, the disgraced former Tory MP who is now deputy chairman of Ukip, has revealed he is bidding to become Ukip's candidate for the parliame...

Douglas Carswell's Seat Is The Most 'Ukip-Friendly' In Britain

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK Politics

Tory MP Douglas Carswell, who announced today he was defecting to Ukip and triggering a by-election, has a good chance of being re-elected as accordin...

Watch A Video Of The Moment Tory MP Douglas Carswell Defected To Ukip

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK Politics

Tory MP Douglas Carswell's shock defection to Ukip has taken many by surprise. The news has set off fevered speculation about which other Conservat...

6 Tories Who Could Follow Carswell And Join Ukip

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK Politics

Tory MP Douglas Carswell's shock defection to Ukip has ramped up speculation about whether other Conservatives may follow him. See also: Tory MP Do...

A 'Social Catastrophe'... Ukip's Latest Tax Plan Isn't Going Down Too Well

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Politics

Ukip's new "blue-collar platform", offering policies like raising the point at which the 40p rate income tax kicks in to £45,000, has been panned as ...

Listen To The Most Awkward Interview Cameron Has Had All Month

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron has been so busy touring the studios to trumpet today's economic growth figures that when speaking to BBC Radio Tees, he seemed to forge...

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'It's Important We Don't Stigmatise Individual Nationalities'

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Politics

Ukip's new migration spokesperson Steven Woolfe has promised to forge the "most ethical immigration policy" of all the parties in the run up to the ge...

Spectacular Nigel Farage Rant In Brussels Caught On Camera

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Politics

Nigel Farage has returned to the European Parliament for its new session with a characteristically passionate rant against the EU. After leading h...

WATCH: The Moment Nigel Farage Literally Turned His Back On The EU

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Politics

Nigel Farage led his fellow Ukip MEPs in an act of protest against the European Parliament as they turned their backs while the European Union's anthe...

Angry About HS2? Going To War? Nigel Wants You To Have Your Say

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Politics

Voters should be given the right to stop Britain going to war and put a halt to major controversial projects such as HS2, Nigel Farage has said. Uk...

Should Cameron Stop Juncker By Copying Nigel Farage? (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron is making a last-ditch attempt this week to stop former Luxembourg premier Jean-Claude Juncker becoming the next president of the Europe...

Ukip Continue To Normalise Homophobia

Anna Tippett | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Politics
Anna Tippett

Within the storm of normalised homophobia UKIP have created, it is easy to forget the thousands of young LGBT people who are yet to 'come out'. A sixteen year old Christian who is coming to terms with being gay is likely to be severely affected by the comments made by UKIP councillors, particularly when using the Bible as a platform for hate. This needs to change and it should not be used as a tool to endorsing a discriminatory political agenda.

WATCH: Nigel Farage Stars In Ad For Extramarital Affair Website

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK Politics

Nigel Farage has become the surprise star of billboard campaign promoting a website specialising in extramarital affairs. The Victoria Milan site u...

Ukip: The Perception, and the Reality

Jonathan Arnott | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Politics
Jonathan Arnott

Over many years, British politics has thrown up a number of anomalies. Perhaps that's the nature of politics - a business in which perception can often seem more important than reality - but it can take generations before a sense of perspective is reached.

Yvette Cooper: 'Labour Will Not Imitate Ukip On Immigration'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK

Labour will not buckle to populism and take an imitative stance on immigration, regardless of Ukip's recent victories at local and European elections,...

Newly-Elected Ukip Councillor Sacked By Party For 'Poofs' And 'Pakis' Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 29.05.2014 | UK

Ukip has been forced to sack one of its newly-elected councillors only six days after sweeping to impressive gains in the local elections following al...

Luisa: 'Nigel Farage Is A Total B***end'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Entertainment

Luisa Zissman has hit out at UKIP leader Nigel Farage, branding him a “b***end” in her latest newspaper column. Luisa's column usually sees her...

UKIP is Neoliberalism's Frankenstein Moment

Dr Kristian Lasslett | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Politics
Dr Kristian Lasslett

UKIP is not a protest party or indeed an anti-establishment beachhead, it is simply a zany sibling of the two political wings of neoliberal rule. As a result, UKIP will not offer working class voters substantive answers to contemporary dilemmas.

Bongo Bloom: 'Sometimes I Try And Pretend I'm A Child Molester'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Politics

Godfrey Bloom, the ...

Ukip's Small Business Spokesman Amjad Bashir Accused Of Hypocrisy

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 15.05.2014 | UK

A week after Ukip’s rising youth star quit the party, accusing the leader of racism as a departing shot, Nigel Farage’s clan find themselves once ...

6 Politicians Who Probably Should Not Slam Gary Barlow's Tax Avoidance

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Politics

Take That singer Gary Barlow has sparked calls from politicians to hand back his OBE after he allegedly invested in a tax avoidance scheme. Labour...