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Human rights row: Cameron splits with Gove and May
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In Brief

Human rights row: Cameron splits with Gove and May

Tory cabinet suffers first post-election split while Yvette Cooper turns on Labour rivals
1 Jun 2015
Election 2015: David Cameron wins UK general election
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Election 2015

Election 2015: David Cameron wins UK general election

Conservatives win 'shock' Commons majority as Ed Miliband stands down as Labour leader
8 May 2015
Ukip manifesto 2015: Nigel Farage's election policies
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In Brief

Ukip manifesto 2015: Nigel Farage's election policies

Nigel Farage unveils 'fully costed' manifesto, the 'most important document of his political life'
6 May 2015
Election 2015: how party leaders are trying to win your vote
Ed Miliband
In Depth

Election 2015: how party leaders are trying to win your vote

Polls suggest the election is too close to call as leaders of the main parties rush around the country
6 May 2015
The 'women's vote': how each party is fighting for it
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In Depth

The 'women's vote': how each party is fighting for it

Is is sexist to talk of 'the women's vote', and do women really vote that differently to men?
16 Apr 2015
ELECTION 2015: What PR would do for Ukip
Douglas Carswell and Nigel Farage
In Brief

ELECTION 2015: What PR would do for Ukip

Calls for proportional representation will come from all corners on 8 May. But there's a reason to ignore them
25 Mar 2015
Ukip MEP suspended amid inflated expenses allegations
Janice Atkinson and Nigel Farage
In Brief

Ukip MEP suspended amid inflated expenses allegations

Janice Atkinson's chief of staff allegedly asked a restaurant in Kent to provide a marked-up invoice
20 Mar 2015
Farage has only got one… chance to remain leader
UKIP leader Nigel Farage outside polling station in Biggin Hill
In Depth

Farage has only got one… chance to remain leader

By the numbers: the life and times (and promise to stand down if he loses South Thanet) of Nigel Farage
16 Mar 2015
Nigel Farage's calls to axe equality laws branded 'absurd'
United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage
In Depth

Nigel Farage's calls to axe equality laws branded 'absurd'

Ukip leader Nigel Farage suggests discrimination legislation is no longer needed in the workplace
12 Mar 2015
VIDEO: Ukip mocks Cameron with Abba pastiche
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In Depth

VIDEO: Ukip mocks Cameron with Abba pastiche

Ukip parliamentary candidate for Stockton adapts Abba song Chiquitita to 'celebrates the purple'
6 Mar 2015
BBC suggests Ukip ‘shambles’ as Farage drops migrant cap
The Mole
In Depth

BBC suggests Ukip ‘shambles’ as Farage drops migrant cap

‘No more obsessing over caps,’ says Farage, as he ditches party’s call for a 50,000-a-year limit
4 Mar 2015
NO MANIFESTO? Ukip is playing coy, but here's a taster
Nigel Farage
In Depth

NO MANIFESTO? Ukip is playing coy, but here's a taster

Eight Ukip policies to mull while voters wait for Farage's 'last-minute' manifesto
2 Mar 2015
Farage gets a poll boost as Ukippers meet in Margate
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

Farage gets a poll boost as Ukippers meet in Margate

He did well at a right-wing conference in Washington DC too, though not as well as Sarah Palin
27 Feb 2015
Record number of Brits favour staying in EU as Ukip sinks
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

Record number of Brits favour staying in EU as Ukip sinks

As for Labour and Conservative chances on 7 May, it’s another day of ‘poller opposites’
25 Feb 2015
Drowning Ukip with silence works for Tories - up to a point
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

Drowning Ukip with silence works for Tories - up to a point

By ignoring Nigel Farage, both main parties hope to keep his challenge at bay. Will it work?
19 Feb 2015
UKIP: Is Channel 4 drama convincing?
UKIP: The First 100 Days
In Brief

UKIP: Is Channel 4 drama convincing?

Fictional drama about Ukip rule prompts complaints of political bias, but critics say it lacks sophistication
17 Feb 2015
Ukip defector Bashir: did he jump or was he pushed?
Amjad Bashir
In Depth

Ukip defector Bashir: did he jump or was he pushed?

As Tories celebrate the defection of a Ukip MEP, Farage claims he had already been suspended
26 Jan 2015
Support for far-right parties at 20-year low
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Support for far-right parties at 20-year low

Hope for Hate says BNP and EDL are 'struggling' despite Rotherham scandal and rise of Islamic State
14 Jan 2015
Lucy Powell in doghouse over toxic Labour immigration memo
The Mole
In Depth

Lucy Powell in doghouse over toxic Labour immigration memo

How to beat Ukip? Candidates told to ‘move the conversation on’ if voters bring up immigration
16 Dec 2014
Five reasons why Ukip would dump Nigel Farage
Columnist Nigel Horne
In Depth

Five reasons why Ukip would dump Nigel Farage

Kerry Smith resigns after being caught ranting at ‘pooftahs’ and ‘peasants’ – but when will Farage go?
15 Dec 2014
Sex, leaks and lies: Basildon brush-off for Natasha and Neil
Columnist Nigel Horne
In Depth

Sex, leaks and lies: Basildon brush-off for Natasha and Neil

Bolter did not study PPE at Oxford as her CV claims: Hamilton pulls out after Ukip queries his expenses
11 Dec 2014
Grim prediction for Lib Dems makes new coalition less likely
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

Grim prediction for Lib Dems makes new coalition less likely

Clegg’s MPs are not as popular as they think - study suggests fewer than 20 will survive election
9 Dec 2014
Ukip pick Neil Hamilton after Bolter bolts over ‘sex abuse’
The Mole
In Depth

Ukip pick Neil Hamilton after Bolter bolts over ‘sex abuse’

Disgraced former Tory MP seeks selection in South Basilton after Natasha Bolter quits Faragistes
9 Dec 2014
Proportional representation: fair deal for a divided nation
Columnist Crispin Black
In Depth

Proportional representation: fair deal for a divided nation

The arguments against PR are outmoded: now it’s the only way to avoid illegitimate coalitions
27 Nov 2014
DON BRIND: SNP not Ukip will pick next PM
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

DON BRIND: SNP not Ukip will pick next PM

Ukip’s chances are exaggerated: party likely to call the tune in the event of a hung parliament is the SNP
24 Nov 2014
Week in pictures: 16 - 22 November
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In Brief

Week in pictures: 16 - 22 November

23 Nov 2014
Rise of Ukip is Cameron's fault – and Miliband's and Brown's
Columnist Nigel Horne
In Depth

Rise of Ukip is Cameron's fault – and Miliband's and Brown's

Why can't main parties come up with immigration policies to match the public's subtle concerns?
19 Nov 2014
ELECTION 2015: Poll gives Tories narrow lead
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

ELECTION 2015: Poll gives Tories narrow lead

New polling gives Cameron hope – but winning a majority means taking votes from Ukip not Labour
13 Nov 2014
'Bongo Bongo' cartoon lands Ukip candidate in the soup
Columnist Nigel Horne
In Depth

'Bongo Bongo' cartoon lands Ukip candidate in the soup

Ukip’s man in Dover posts cartoon lampooning party’s values – but is this how Ukippers truly feel, asks Tory
3 Nov 2014
Can a Ukip cop give Miliband a shock in his own backyard?
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

Can a Ukip cop give Miliband a shock in his own backyard?

Thurday’s PCC by-election in South Yorkshire gives Ukip chance to prove itself in Labour’s heartland
29 Oct 2014
UK: Fallon's immigration comment
Britain's Secretary of Defence Michael Fallon
In Brief

UK: Fallon's immigration comment

The Defence Secretary hands gift to Ukip with 'ill-chosen words' on immigration to British towns
27 Oct 2014
Ukip jump to 24% in ComRes poll – but is it accurate?
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

Ukip jump to 24% in ComRes poll – but is it accurate?

An experiment has resulted in Ukip getting a big rise in support: Tories are praying it proves inaccurate
20 Oct 2014
UKIP CALYPSO: Twitter responds to Farage theme tune
Ukip leader Nigel Farage
In Depth

UKIP CALYPSO: Twitter responds to Farage theme tune

Mike Read has recorded a Ukip-themed calypso sung in a fake-Caribbean accent – and Twitter has responded
20 Oct 2014
14 Tory lame ducks who could be tempted to join Ukip
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

14 Tory lame ducks who could be tempted to join Ukip

Our poll-watcher draws up a list of MPs who face losing to Labour – or joining the Ukip bandwagon
15 Oct 2014
Cameron orders Tory blitz to stop Rochester going to Ukip
The Mole
In Depth

Cameron orders Tory blitz to stop Rochester going to Ukip

PM launches desperate bid to stop Ukip gaining further momentum – and to save his own skin
15 Oct 2014
Ed Miliband for PM: is that what Farage really wants?
Columnist Don Brind
In Depth

Ed Miliband for PM: is that what Farage really wants?

Unless there is a flood of Tory defectors to Ukip, Nigel Farage’s best hope is the long game
11 Oct 2014
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