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Ukip Migration Spokesman Shoots Down Farage's Ban On Terminally Ill Migrants

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK Politics

Nigel Farage has been awkwardly undermined by his own migration spokesman after saying the party would ban immigrants with "life-threatening" illnesse...

Farage Dumps Ukip's Immigration Target 'Live On Air'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK Politics

Nigel Farage has back-flipped on imposing "arbitrary targets" on immigration, despite Ukip previously advocating a cap on people coming to Britain for...

'We Don't Need The Full Gym Membership,' Tories Tell Dave Over EU

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Politics

David Cameron needs to forge a "minimalist" relationship for the UK with the European Union, a senior Tory MP has argued, warning that the political b...

Paul Vale

Farage Delivers Barnstorming Speech In DC To Half-Empty Room

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Vale | Posted 27.02.2015 | UK Politics

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- Nigel Farage delivered a barnstorming speech to an empty room on Thursday, telling several banks of chairs the West must "stan...

Here Come The Actual Net Migration Figures

PA | Posted 25.02.2015 | UK Politics

The final estimate of net migration - the difference between migrants leaving and arriving in the UK - before the general election on May 7 will be re...

Leave the EU? We'd Rather Leave the UK If Ukip Comes Into Power!

Marta Krupinska | Posted 24.02.2015 | UK Politics
Marta Krupinska

As a hardworking Polish migrant in Britain, the thought of Nigel Farage sticking on the kettle at Number 10 is a terrifying thought. But, like the million viewers across the country who tuned in, we were forced to picture this distressing scenario during Channel 4's UKIP: The First 100 Days last Monday.

Most Ukip Voters Claim To Be Prejudiced Against Other Races.. But Not Racist

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 23.02.2015 | UK Politics

Almost half of Ukip's supporters declare themselves to be 'racially prejudiced', yet the majority say they are inherently not racist. Pollster YouG...

Nigel Farage Is Now Being Trolled By A 'Terrorist-Like' Fringe Party

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 19.02.2015 | UK Politics

Nigel Farage's bid to be elected MP for South Thanet will require him to beat the Tories, the comedian Al Murray, and in the words of one local reside...

Ukip Candidate's Chocolate Freddo Comparison Isn't Going Down Well

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK Politics

Ukip has been sucked into yet another race row after a parliamentary candidate compared rapper Tinchy Stryder to a Freddo chocolate bar. Nathan Ga...

6 Times Ukip Showed It's Had A Very Chaotic Start To 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK Politics

With Ukip facing ever more scrutiny in the run up to the 2015 general election, Nigel Farage has been battling to show off his party in the best possi...

Ukip Mock 'Delusional' Shapps For Ruling Out Post-Election Deal

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Politics

Ukip have branded Tory chairman Grant Shapps "delusional" for ruling out any possibility of the Tories doing any "pacts and deals" with them after th...

Ukip's 'Wet Turd' Row Has Party Holding Its Nose

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 28.01.2015 | UK Politics

Ukip's founder, Professor Alan Sked, has issued a withering verdict of Douglas Carswell's leadership potential, saying he has "the charisma of a wet t...

Asa Bennett

Ukip After Farage? Here's How The Party Would Try To Survive...

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Politics

Even Nigel Farage's fiercest critics admit he is a formidable presence in Ukip. The eurosceptic leader has repeatedly mused about how long he may l...

It's 100 Days to the General Election: And it Looks Like We're ALL DOOMED!

Simon Ward | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Comedy
Simon Ward

In fairness, it can't be easy trying to get people excited about politics in the UK, especially when you've got the likes of David Cameron and Nigel Farage ignoring you like you've just crawled out of Downton Abbey's servant's quarters to feed them dinner.

Ukip Admits 'F**k Up' To Vet Defecting MEP Over Links To Kidnapper

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Politics

Ukip has admitted to not doing enough to vet Amjad Bashir, the Ukip MEP who over the weekend joined the Tories, amid accusations that he failed to tel...

'Ukip Should Represent Bigots', Says Party PR Man

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 25.01.2015 | UK Politics

The man recruited by Ukip to stop "bad stuff" about the party appearing in the media... has comically fluffed his lines by stating that Nigel Farage's...

Asa Bennett

The Rising Ukip Star Putting Himself Forward As Farage's Successor

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Politics

Senior Ukip MEP Steven Woolfe has suggested that he could stand to succeed Nigel Farage as leader of the party, describing it as "one of the most exci...

Damaging Ukip Leaks Reveal What Farage Really Thinks...

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Politics

Nigel Farage was at the centre of a leak crisis today after a string of embarrassing admissions from Ukip's ruling executive revealed he was worried t...

Ukip Have Just Disowned Nigel Farage For Controversial NHS Comments

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Politics

Ukip has taken the surprise step of disowning its own party leader Nigel Farage's call for a debate on funding the NHS through a US-style private insu...

Just When It Couldn't Get Any Worse For Ukip's Policy Manifesto...

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Politics

Ukip's policy chief has been forced to resign after reportedly failing to finish the party's election manifesto on time. Tim Aker, feted as a risi...

Want To Egg Nigel Farager? Ukip Will Give You 100 Points

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Politics

Ukip officials have hatched a plan to put any yolkers off chucking eggs at their offices in Cardiff South and Penarth, by scrambling to put up a crack...

Asa Bennett

Tories Hope To Decapitate Ukip Snake As Farage's Battle For South Thanet Hots Up

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Politics

The Conservatives believe they can decapitate the Ukip "snake" by stopping Nigel Farage in his bid for Parliament next May as prospective MP for South...

Tristram Hunt Says It's Time For Miliband To Confront The Farage 'Threat'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 16.01.2015 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband has been urged by one of his shadow ministers to confront Nigel Farage, and avoid pandering to Ukip. In an interview with the Independe...

Chuka Umunna Tears Into 'Dead-End' Ukip

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 08.01.2015 | UK Politics

Chuka Umunna has accused Ukip of offering a "road to decline" and ultimately a "dead-end" in its stance towards the European Union. The shadow busi...

What Is the Attraction of Nigel Farage?

Richard Newman | Posted 08.01.2015 | UK Politics
Richard Newman

Despite heavy criticism of Ukip and of their leader, Nigel Farage seems to be gaining in both momentum and popularity. So what is it that makes him appealing? To many he may seem repellent in his beliefs and his manner, but others are drawn to him. If you put politics to one side and simply analyse his communication style you can begin to understand why.