Ukip candidate 'sorry' for remarks

UKIP Candidate Quits Over Offensive Remarks

Kerry Smith, who was contesting one of the party’s top target seats, claims he was stressed and on strong painkillers at the time. Mr Smith was to fight South Basildon and East Thurrock for UKIP next M A high-profile UKIP Westminster hopeful has quit as the party’s candidate in a top target seat after making … Continue reading


Russia Reaches Out to Europe’s Far-Right Parties

France’s National Front party leader Marine Le Pen envisions a Europe stretching ‘from the Atlantic to the Urals.’ A Russian loan to France’s National Front. Invitations to Moscow for leaders of Austria’s Freedom Party. Praise for Vladimir Putin from the head of Britain’s anti-European Union party. As the diplomatic chill over Ukraine deepens, the Kremlin … Continue reading

Richard Desmond Proprietor Of Express Newspapers Gives Evidence At the Leveson Inquiry

Express Owner Desmond Hands £300k To UKIP

The newspaper proprietor is to bolster the party’s election war chest with a £300,000 donation, Sky News learns. The Daily Express owner Richard Desmond has agreed to donate £300,000 to UKIP, bolstering the party’s war chest less than five months before the general election. Sky News has learnt that Mr Desmond pledged the money to … Continue reading


Ukip donor threatens to quit over Hamilton drop-out

  Stuart Wheeler warned he might stop his donations after Mr Hamilton dropped out of the hustings  Ukip’s second-biggest donor is threatening to withdraw his support unless former Tory MP Neil Hamilton is selected as a general election candidate, according to a report. Stuart Wheeler, a gambling tycoon, warned he might stop his donations after … Continue reading


Neil Hamilton questioned by Ukip over expenses allegedly claimed for wife’s flat

Former Conservative MP who hopes to stand for Ukip in May has been sent a letter demanding that he explain claims they allege he has made for mileage and accommodation in his wife’s flat   Mr Hamilton, who is deputy chairman of the UK Independence Party, said that he would be fighting next year’s general … Continue reading


France’s National Front sacks Muslim convert councillor

Former National Front councillor Maxence Buttey sent a video to fellow party members urging them to follow him in converting to Islam A local councillor for France’s far-right National Front (FN), who made headlines earlier this year after converting to Islam, has been sacked, the party said Tuesday. Maxence Buttey, an elected member of the … Continue reading


UKIP suspends general secretary Roger Bird

The UK Independence Party has said it has suspended its general secretary following allegations of impropriety. UKIP said Roger Bird had been suspended on 7 December pending a full investigation into the allegations relating to candidate selection. A party spokesman declined to discuss the nature of the allegations, saying it was an “internal party matter”. … Continue reading


Nigel Farage blames late arrival at his own Ukip event on immigrants

   Party leader claimed lateness due to ‘population going through the roof’ – meaning more traffic on the roads The Ukip leader Nigel Farage has blamed the fact that he missed a paid-for party event in Wales on immigrants. In an appearance on BBC’s Sunday Politics Wales, Mr Farage was accused of a lack of … Continue reading

Coalition formed in Portsmouth to fight against the rise of Ukip

YOU’RE not welcome here – that was is the message to Ukip from a newly-formed coalition. Last night, around 40 members of various political parties and concerned residents met to discuss ways they could fight what they describe as a ‘racist’ party. Three police officers manned the doors of the meeting in Southsea. In May, … Continue reading


Britain First releases ‘Taliban Hunting Club’ hoodie ‘just in time for Christmas’

 The sweatshirt is the latest garment promoting the far-right group The far-right group Britain First has released a new hoodie “just in time for Christmas”. Dubbed the “Taliban Hunting Club” hoodie, the sweater is aimed at those wishing to “display [their] patriotism in a simple yet effective way”. The “limited edition” black garment features the … Continue reading