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This month
November 2023
Nigel Farage joins this year's I'm A Celebrity line up
Farage told reporters he’s ‘used to dealing with snakes’ in Westminster.
This year
Nigel Farage denies report that private bank closed his account for not having enough money
The BBC has rpeorted that the Brexit leader fell below the financial threshold needed to hold an account with Coutts.
All time
Why The Telegraph's 2014 front page on Labour, UKIP and immigration was my worst nightmare
Looking back at his time with the Labour Party in the UK as UKIP was emerging, Kevin Cunningham analyses how and why anti-immigration politics have almost uniquely failed to take hold in Ireland.
'Debt piled up. I was a 50-year-old single parent bringing up a teenage girl'
Harry Pearson on writing ‘The Farther Corner’.
How Nigel Farage’s new party capitalised on Brexit chaos to surge into the lead in the Euro polls
Only officially established in February, the Brexit Party now looks set to come out on top when the votes are counted.
Nigel Farage has launched his new Brexit Party - and there'll be a Rees-Mogg on the ballot
Not that one though … Jacob’s sister Annunziata Rees-Mogg is running for the new party.
Factcheck: Are there really only 100 lorries crossing the border every day?
A UKIP MEP claimed that only a small number of lorries cross the border daily – but is he right?
Nigel Farage quits UKIP, says party has become too extreme
The MEP said the party had become fixated on far-right activist Tommy Robinson.
'I'm back': Nigel Farage is leading a battle bus tour to campaign against a 'cowardly sell-out Brexit'
“Our complacent MPs need to understand just how strongly people feel about being lied to while their wishes are blatantly ignored,” the MEP said.
Nigel Farage denies claims that he's about to join the DUP
Farage will be the guest speaker at a local DUP event in Co Antrim today.
A mixed bag for May and Corbyn while UKIP vote obliterated in English local elections
Both the Tories and Labour had lost a set of key councils, but had made gains in overall numbers.
Henry Bolton quits Ukip after being sacked as party leader
Bolton was confronted with a statement from his wife, whom he left just before Christmas, on TV this morning.
Ukip members vote to remove scandal-hit leader Henry Bolton
Members backed a motion of no confidence by 867 votes (63%) to 500 (37%).
Ukip in turmoil as two top figures quit party after leader refuses to step down
“We need to make it clear to Mr Bolton that his time is up.”
Ukip leader loses no confidence vote after row over comments made by ex-girlfriend
Henry Bolton’s former partner allegedly made racist remarks about Prince Harry’s fiancée Meghan Markle.
UKIP leader splits with partner over 'racist' Meghan Markle texts
Jo Marney said that Meghan Markle would “taint” the royal family.
Nigel Farage says top EU negotiator 'clearly doesn't understand Brexit'
Farage criticised Michel Barnier after their meeting today.
Nigel Farage claims he is 'skint' and says there is no money in politics
In an interview with the UK Daily Mail, Farage talked about his personal life, relationships and how he can’t walk around outside on his own without fear of being attacked.
Ukip elects a new leader, its fourth in just over a year
The party elected former army officer Henry Bolton as its new leader.
Varadkar says Farage 'takes the biscuit' with 'hilarious' comment that the EU is 'stoking Irish nationalism'
Farage said the EU is doing it to make things difficult for the UK.
Welsh MP who left the Tories for UKIP leaves UKIP for the Tories
Mark Reckless said he was leaving as it was “job done” for the party.
'Job done': UKIP's only MP has quit the party
“I will leave UKIP amicably, cheerfully and in the knowledge that we won.”
UKIP leader forced to deny own statement that he lost a close friend at Hillsborough disaster
A press officer for Nuttall has since offered her resignation over the controversy.
'If Brexit goes well, the public pressure in Ireland for an EU exit will grow' - Nigel Farage
“Twice in the last 16 years Ireland has rejected EU treaties,” the former Ukip leader said this morning.
'Poisonous': Nigel Farage's comments about Jo Cox's widower criticised
The right-wing politician has been threatened with legal action over comments he made about an anti-racism group.
UKIP wants the Irish government to help pay for a motorway in Wales with EU funds
Assemblyman David Rowlands told “I’m glad they all realise the irony” in a Ukip member seeking EU funds to upgrade the motorway.
Explainer: Five months after the Brexit referendum, why is UKIP in chaos?
In its moment of triumph, infighting has plunged the party into turmoil.
'Come and schmooze Theresa, don’t touch her': Nigel Farage's advice to Trump
The former UKIP leader made light of claims made by Trump that he could grab women’s privates due to his fame.
Favourite for Ukip leadership quits party following 'altercation' with fellow MEP
Steven Woolfe had been seen as front-runner to succeed Nigel Farage before allegedly being assaulted in Strasbourg recently by fellow Ukip MEP Mike Hookem.
I can prove I was attacked, hospitalised UKIP MEP claims
The other MEP involved in the row claims that Steven Woolfe started the fight.
EU launches probe after clash of Ukip MEPs leaves one in hospital
Steven Woolfe MP has regained consciousness and is now recovering.
Ukip MEP Mike Hookem insists altercation with Steven Woolfe was 'verbal' only
Steven Woolfe MEP, favourite for the leadership of Ukip following Diane James’ resignation, earlier released a statement to say his condition is improving.
Ukip turmoil as new leader quits just 18 days into the job
Nigel Farage has ruled out a return.
Nigel Farage says Ireland should rejoin the Commonwealth to hedge our bets on the EU
“I would say this – the Queen is, you know, a figurehead, shes’ not the leader, doesn’t make the law, she can’t do anything other than be a global ambassador for the Commonwealth.”
Nigel Farage resigns as leader of UKIP
Farage “wants his life back”.
Ireland has been 'bullied' in its dealings with the EU: Farage
The Ukip leader’s comments come as Taoiseach Enda Kenny talks up the risks of a Brexit.
It turns out Nigel Farage won't be resigning after all
UKIP say they’ve rejected his official resignation.
Tories on course for majority, SNP storms Scotland ... and Miliband set to quit
Well, that was interesting.
May 8th 2015, 10:14 AM So, that’s it from’s election liveblog. Things are calming down a little across the UK – as Cameron picks out what tie he’ll wear for his date with the Queen, and Miliband and Clegg prepare to make their...
Four men and a lady: Political deadlock could means days of fraught talks
Forming coalition governments comes natural to Irish politicians, but the same is not true across the water.
UKIP candidate filmed threatening to 'put a bullet' in rival candidate
“If this lad turns up to be our prime minister I will personally put a bullet in him. That’s how strong I feel about it.”