UKIP

Does the Brexit Party have a future?
Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage has quit the party
In Depth

Does the Brexit Party have a future?

Farage rolls over for Conservatives in majority of UK seats
12 Nov 2019
The UK political parties at risk of collapse
Farage Banks
In Depth

The UK political parties at risk of collapse

Could the Brexit Party’s triumph at the European elections trigger the decline of Britain’s two-party system?
28 May 2019
What Nigel Farage was doing before politics
Ukip leader Nigel Farage
In Depth

What Nigel Farage was doing before politics

How the former UKIP founder went from City trader to ‘Mr Brexit’
22 May 2019
How milkshakes became an anti-racist protest symbol
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In Brief

How milkshakes became an anti-racist protest symbol

As Nigel Farage becomes third politician targeted with drink, The Week explores why it has become such a potent weapon
21 May 2019
The UKIP dozen: a look back at all the party’s leaders
UKIP banner
In Depth

The UKIP dozen: a look back at all the party’s leaders

Gerard Batten announces new leadership election this summer which could herald seventh leader in three years
7 May 2019
Local elections 2019: where are they and who will win?
Theresa May
In Depth

Local elections 2019: where are they and who will win?

Conservatives braced for electoral ‘wipeout’ amid anger at Brexit impasse
1 May 2019
Tommy Robinson uses racial slurs in bizarre video
Tommy Robinson
In Brief

Tommy Robinson uses racial slurs in bizarre video

Former EDL leader claims comments were ‘banter’ after proclaiming himself ‘King of the whole Islam race’ in leaked footage
14 Feb 2019
Labour MP urged to resign after guilty verdict
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In Brief

Labour MP urged to resign after guilty verdict

Fiona Onasanya suspended after jury rules she colluded with brother to blame former lodger for driving offence
20 Dec 2018
Nigel Farage quits UKIP over far-right turn
Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage has quit the party
In Brief

Nigel Farage quits UKIP over far-right turn

Party leader Gerard Batten’s hiring of Tommy Robinson a bridge too far for Farage
5 Dec 2018
UKIP appoints Tommy Robinson as ‘grooming gangs’ expert
Tommy Robinson
In Depth

UKIP appoints Tommy Robinson as ‘grooming gangs’ expert

Party leader Gerard Batten fuels claims of shift towards far-right in giving role to anti-Islam activist
23 Nov 2018
UKIP leader claims British Army under foreign command
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In Brief

UKIP leader claims British Army under foreign command

Gerard Batten ridiculed after urging potential military recruits not to enlist until after Brexit
5 Sep 2018
Could Nigel Farage win London mayoral race?
Nigel Farage watching the World Cup in Brussels
In Brief

Could Nigel Farage win London mayoral race?

News the former Ukip leader might stand in 2020 has caused concern in Tory circles, by joy for Labour
31 Aug 2018
UKIP membership surges 15% in a month
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In Brief

UKIP membership surges 15% in a month

Why is the party of Brexit making an unlikely comeback?
3 Aug 2018
Eurosceptics set for breakthrough at EU Parliament
Member flags fly outside the European Parliament in Brussels
In Brief

Eurosceptics set for breakthrough at EU Parliament

Snapshot of polls suggest anti-EU parties will grow by more than 60% at next May’s election
27 Jul 2018
Is there life in UKIP yet?
Paul Joseph Watson
In Brief

Is there life in UKIP yet?

Ailing party’s decision to team up with controversial YouTubers provides much-needed ‘shot in the arm’
28 Jun 2018
UKIP ejects Henry Bolton: is the party finally over?
Henry Bolton ejected in Ukip no-confidence vote
In Brief

UKIP ejects Henry Bolton: is the party finally over?

Interim leader Gerard Batten defends description of Islam as ‘death cult’
19 Feb 2018
Irexit: is Nigel Farage encouraging Ireland to leave the EU?
Nigel Farage
In Brief

Irexit: is Nigel Farage encouraging Ireland to leave the EU?

Former UKIP leader’s Dublin visit fuels fears of “Irish Brexit” bid
2 Feb 2018
Henry Bolton refuses to quit as UKIP leader
Ukip leader Henry Bolton has vowed to stay on despite losing NEC support
In Brief

Henry Bolton refuses to quit as UKIP leader

Bolton says he will ‘drain the swamp’ - and Nigel Farage offers his support
23 Jan 2018
Six UKIP officials quit over Henry Bolton ‘fiasco’
UKIP leader Henry Bolton
In Brief

Six UKIP officials quit over Henry Bolton ‘fiasco’

Embattled party boss clings to power despite ‘no confidence’ vote and six resignations
22 Jan 2018
Who is ‘bad girl of Brexit’ Jo Marney?
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In Brief

Who is ‘bad girl of Brexit’ Jo Marney?

UKIP leader Henry Bolton faces no-confidence vote over relationship with her
19 Jan 2018
UKIP leader denounces ‘coup’ over racism claim
Henry Bolton ejected in Ukip no-confidence vote
In Depth

UKIP leader denounces ‘coup’ over racism claim

He could face a vote of no confidence this weekend over continued relationship with ‘ex-girlfriend’
19 Jan 2018
UKIP, the glamour model and Markle: is the party over?
UKIP leader Henry Bolton
In Brief

UKIP, the glamour model and Markle: is the party over?

UKIP may be left looking for fifth leader in 18 months as Henry Bolton faces racism backlash
15 Jan 2018
Arron Banks faces Brexit donation probe
Leave.eu chairman Aaron Banks was instrumental in turning out the Brexit vote
In Brief

Arron Banks faces Brexit donation probe

Electoral Commission to rule whether donations to Leave side broke campaign finance rules
2 Nov 2017
UKIP elects Henry Bolton leader in ‘shock’ result
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In Depth

UKIP elects Henry Bolton leader in ‘shock’ result

In Depth: Bolton leads a party split between Eurosceptics and Islamophobic nationalists
29 Sep 2017
Nigel Farage: I could lead Ukip again
Farage
In Brief

Nigel Farage: I could lead Ukip again

The three-time leader of Ukip says a second EU referendum is back on the agenda
9 Jun 2017
Ukip manifesto 2017: Paul Nuttall's key policies
Paul Nuttall, UKIP manifesto
In Depth

Ukip manifesto 2017: Paul Nuttall's key policies

The Week unpicks Ukip's main pledges and spending proposals for the general election
7 Jun 2017
Hope Not Hate sues Nigel Farage for libel
Farage
In Brief

Hope Not Hate sues Nigel Farage for libel

Anti-fascist charity sues former Ukip leader after he called the group 'violent and very undemocratic'
24 Apr 2017
What will Arron Banks’s 'Ukip 2.0' look like?
In Depth

What will Arron Banks’s 'Ukip 2.0' look like?

Millionaire insurance tycoon vows to start grassroots movement after leaving Ukip
15 Mar 2017
Should Theresa May call an early general election?
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In Depth

Should Theresa May call an early general election?

William Hague warns 'trouble is coming' over Brexit and urges PM to look for bigger majority
7 Mar 2017
Nuttall admits he didn't lose close friends at Hillsborough
Paul Nuttall
In Brief

Nuttall admits he didn't lose close friends at Hillsborough

Ukip press officer offers resignation after party leader is embarrassed on radio over claims about tragedy
15 Feb 2017
Tory win in Sleaford by-election leaves Labour red-faced
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In Brief

Tory win in Sleaford by-election leaves Labour red-faced

Conservative candidate Caroline Johnson fends off Ukip, but Labour crash to fourth place
9 Dec 2016
Steven Woolfe quits 'ungovernable' Ukip
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In Brief

Steven Woolfe quits 'ungovernable' Ukip

Former leadership frontrunner says party is in a 'death spiral' without Nigel Farage at the helm
18 Oct 2016
Jeremy Hunt calls for second referendum in leadership bid
Jeremy Hunt
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Jeremy Hunt calls for second referendum in leadership bid

Health Secretary wants vote on Norway-style single market membership as he considers throwing hat in ring
28 Jun 2016
EU referendum: Conspiracy theories or establishment bias?
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In Brief

EU referendum: Conspiracy theories or establishment bias?

Brexit campaigners claim dirty tricks have been used by the Remain camp
15 Jun 2016
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