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Scotland's Ukip MEP in hot water after comparing Cameron with Nazi appeaser

The Herald Scotland by Tom Gordon | Sunday, 27 September 2015

SCOTLAND’s only Ukip MEP was last night at the centre of another foot-in-mouth row after likening the Conservative position on the EU to “appeasement” of the Nazis. David Coburn compared David Cameron to former Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, who infamously declared he had been assured of peace by Adolf Hitler in more...


UKIP: Is the party coming to an end?

BBC by Robin Brant | Friday, 25 September 2015

The last time I was here - at the party conference in Doncaster - I was surrounded by jubilant UKIP supporters. Some were waving flags and whooping their leader Nigel Farage out of the auditorium. Others were taking photos of each other on stage. All because of the man who'd more...


Ukip civil war re-erupts as Nigel Farage accuses Douglas Carswell of 'residual loyalty' to Tories

IBT by Ian Silvera | Friday, 25 September 2015

Ukip infighting has broken out again in a row over which campaign the Eurosceptic party has decided to side with ahead of the EU referendum. Nigel Farage accused Douglas Carswell, the Conservative defector and Ukip's only MP, of "residual loyalty" to his old party for not backing Arron Banks's Leave.EU more...


UKIP MEP Says Refugee Crisis Is A Conspiracy To Make Europe More Multicultural

BuzzFeed by Jamie Ross | Friday, 25 September 2015

“They’re trying to change the demographics of Europe, someone has this idea,” said Coburn, who represents Scotland in the European Parliament. “They want us to be multicultural, multi this or that – no one’s asked the British people if that’s what they want. “I am certain someone has an idea in more...


Ukip MEP Tim Aker claims smoking ban destroyed more communities than pit closures

The Mirror by Dan Bloom | Friday, 25 September 2015

A Ukip MEP has been slammed for saying the smoking ban destroyed more communities than pit closures that devastated thousands under Margaret Thatcher. Tim Aker stood by his remarks at the Ukip party conference in Doncaster - despite them being attacked as 'outrageous' by Labour and a smoking charity. Speaking at a more...


Desmond ‘furious’ that Ukip used £1m gift to repay loan

The Times (Paywall) by . | Friday, 25 September 2015

The newspaper proprietor Richard Desmond was “furious” after part of his £1 million donation to Ukip was allegedly used to pay back a six-figure loan from another wealthy individual. Senior party sources claimed yesterday that before the general election in May, Andrew Reid, the party’s then treasurer, called in a loan more...


Katie Hopkins Tells UKIP Conference She Wouldn’t Mind Gassing The House Of Lords

BuzzFeed by Jamie Ross | Friday, 25 September 2015

Katie Hopkins, the controversial newspaper columnist, has told the UKIP conference that she would be in favour of sealing up the House of Lords and gassing those inside.  more...


Ukip offers cut price conference entry after poor ticket sales

The Telegraph by Kate McCann | Thursday, 24 September 2015

Ukip has been forced to offer cut price tickets to its annual conference to boost “significantly low” numbers of delegates, the Telegraph can reveal. The party’s leader Nigel Farage faces embarrassment in Doncaster this week as it emerged there has been a fall in the number of members paying to come more...


UKIP warned not to select candidates from outside Wales

BBC by Paul Martin | Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Former UKIP election candidates have said allowing high profile figures from outside Wales to apply to stand in the assembly election will put off voters. Ex-MPs Mark Reckless and Neil Hamilton, and Nigel Farage's head of media Alexandra Phillips are all applying to stand as regional list candidates. Ken Beswick, UKIP's general more...


British neo-Nazi convicted of terror plot to put Prince Harry on throne

ITV by . | Tuesday, 22 September 2015

A neo-Nazi extremist who fantasised about shooting Prince Charles so Harry could be king has been found guilty of plotting a terror attack "for the Aryan people". Mark Colborne, 37, wrote an account in his diary of his plan to assassinate the royal heir with a high powered sniper rifle. The court more...


Councillor quits Ukip in Twitter row

Stoke Sentinel by . | Tuesday, 22 September 2015

SUSPENDED Ukip councillor Richard Broughan has resigned from the party following a row over an 'offensive' tweet. The Abbey Hulton and Townsend councillor had been criticised for telling a 'joke' on Twitter about 71 migrants dying in a lorry. Ukip officials say this followed earlier incidents of 'unacceptable behaviour' within the local more...


Grimsby Ukip candidate defects to Tories

Grimsby Telegraph by . | Tuesday, 22 September 2015

A GRIMSBY Ukip candidate defected to the Conservatives last night, accusing his former party of being "silent" on key issues and running a "disastrous" General Election campaign. Tim Veal, 22, who stood for Ukip in the Park ward in 2012 and Scartho this year, watched on as his party tie was more...


Councillor at centre of migrants 'joke' row suspended from Ukip for 'unacceptable behaviour'

Stoke Sentinel by J Cotterill | Sunday, 20 September 2015

A CITY councillor criticised for a 'joke' about the deaths of 71 migrants has been suspended. Ukip councillor Richard Broughan was slammed for tweeting '#IsItOk to ask migrants to 'chill out' following the Austrian refrigerated lorry incident?' before deactivating his Twitter account. Now the Abbey Hulton and Townsend councillor has been 'suspended more...


'Henry Reilly suspended for three months' - UKIP

UTV by . | Friday, 18 September 2015

UKIP have confirmed that their councillor Henry Reilly has been suspended for three months. A statement from the party sought to clear up the confusion caused on Thursday, when the Newry, Mourne and Down councillor said he was still an active party member. "After due consideration, Councillor Henry Reilly has been fully more...


Thanet Ukip councillors quit party and become independents

Kent Online by Paul Francis | Friday, 18 September 2015

Four Ukip councillors in Thanet have quit the party, it emerged tonight. The resignations follow a row a few weeks ago in which the four said they had lost faith in the leadership of Chris Wells because of the lack of progress in the decision over whether to try and force more...


Ukip MEP blasts EU for helping refugees while grass left uncut in Essex

The Guardian by Rowena Mason | Friday, 18 September 2015

A Ukip MEP has criticised the European Union for proposing to give money to refugees at the same time as grass verges are being left uncut in Essex. Appearing at a packed anti-EU rally with the party’s leader, Nigel Farage, Tim Aker, the party’s former head of policy, was speaking during more...


Plymouth UKIP member facing 'transphobia' accusations over Facebook posts

Plymouth Herald by . | Wednesday, 16 September 2015

A UKIP council candidate is facing accusations of sexism and transphobia for the way he spoke about a Labour politician on social media. Jason Shopland, who stood for the party in Ham ward in this year’s Plymouth City Council elections, posted a picture on Facebook of Cllr Philippa Davey at a more...


Cleethorpes councillor resigns from 'self-destructing' Ukip party

Grimsby Telegraph by . | Wednesday, 16 September 2015

Cleethorpes councillor Matthew Stinson is to become an independent, after resigning from Ukip – claiming his former party is on the precipice of self-destruction, both locally and nationally. He blamed the failure of the party in the Great Grimsby seat in May's election squarely at the hands of their candidate Victoria more...


UKIP councillor resigns from party following discovery he was listed as a former BNP member

Clacton & Frinton Gazette by James Dwan | Tuesday, 15 September 2015

A UKIP councillor has resigned from the party after it was discovered he was listed as a former member of the British National Party. Laurie Gray, who represents Walton’s Homelands ward on Tendring Council, has denied knowingly signing up as a member of the far-Right party. His name and phone number appeared more...


Zack Davies: life sentence for Wales neo-Nazi attack

Channel 4 by . | Friday, 11 September 2015

Davies was found guilty of attempted murder at a court in North Wales in June after he tried to decapitate a man because he was Asian. The 26-year-old went to his local Tesco on 14 January, where he used a claw hammer and machete to attack Dr Sarandev Bhambra, shouting: "This more...


'It's an invasion': Kingston UKIP branch secretary criticised for Facebook post

Kingston Guardian by Rachel Burford | Thursday, 10 September 2015

Kingston’s UKIP branch secretary has been criticised by borough councillors after posting a series of anti-immigration posts on his Facebook page. Mr Bellamy, who lives in Surbiton and ran for the Hook Rise and Tolworth council seat in 2010, shared a post on Tuesday that read: "It’s not immigration, it’s not more...


Father of teenager left with brain injury after anti-Semitic attack says NHS saved his life

MEN by Neal Keeling | Tuesday, 8 September 2015

This is the shocking image of a Jewish teenager left with a brain injury after an horrific hate attack. Moshe Fuerst, 17, from Prestwich, was brutally assaulted and suffered a fractured skull in an anti-Semitic attack at Bowker Vale Metrolink station. He was one of four Orthodox Jewish boys beaten up by more...


Lichfield UKIP chairman says refugee Alan Kurdi’s father is to blame for his death

Lichfield Live by Lewis Deakin | Tuesday, 8 September 2015

The father of a three-year-old boy who died after drowning on a refugee boat should take the blame, according to the chairman of the Lichfield and Burntwood branch of UKIP. Alan Kurdi’s death made headlines around the world after images of his body washed up on a Turkish beach were published. The more...


Ruthless Nigel Farage Kicks Critic Out Of UKIP

Sun Nation by Harry Cole | Sunday, 6 September 2015

Ruthless Nigel Farage has purged yet another leading critic from UKIP who dared to speak out against him. The knife-wielding anti-EU party have sacked top money man – party treasurer Hugh Williams – who hit the headlines at the height of UKIP’s post-election civil war by suggesting they were “seen as more...


Fewer than 20 protesters turn up to support BNP rally outside Home Office in Croydon

Croydon Advertiser by . | Saturday, 5 September 2015

FEWER than 20 protesters turned up to support the British National Party's anti-immigration rally outside a Home Office building in Croydon today. The BNP had invited a 200-strong "pan-patriotic alliance" made up of right-wing groups but their numbers were dwarfed by anti-fascism protesters. There was a large police presence in Croydon for more...


UKIP's David McNarry calls reaction to images of three-year-old Syrian boy found dead on beach 'emotionally hysteric'

Belfast Telegraph by Claire Williamson | Friday, 4 September 2015

The tiny child is thought to be part of a group of 11 Syrians who drowned off the coastal town of Bodrum in Turkey after an attempt to escape the war ravaged country and cross the Mediterranean to reach the safety of of Europe. Since the shocking picture pressure has grown more...


Nigel Farage in expenses storm as UKIP MEPs pocket £531,000 ahead of Europe referendum

The Mirror by Ben Glaze | Thursday, 3 September 2015

Nigel Farage faced accusations of hypocrisy as he launched UKIP’s referendum campaign to pull Britain out of Europe. The party’s MEPs pocketed £531,000 from Brussels in the first half of last year – the latest figures available after failing to deliver on a pledge to publish their expenses every six months. Claims more...


"Syrian boy's death was fault of greedy parents" tweets failed Wimbledon UKIP candidate

Local Guardian by Becky Middleton | Thursday, 3 September 2015

A UKIP parliamentary candidate has sparked outrage by tweeting that a dead Syrian boy’s parents were to blame for his death for being 'greedy' and 'queue-jumping' into Europe. The heart-wrenching images of the bodies of two refugee brothers shocked the nation today after they were washed up on a Turkish beach. Galip, more...


Refugee crisis: Nigel Farage responds to outrage over Syrian child image – with 'Isis' warning

The Independent by Adam Withnall | Thursday, 3 September 2015

An image of drowned Syrian three-year-old Aylan Kurdi has seen the British government facing growing pressure to change both its rhetoric and its policy on the refugee crisis. But for Ukip’s Nigel Farage, it appears that the picture which has sparked outrage around the world has changed nothing. In a series of more...


National Front leader recovering in hospital after collision with bus in Rossendale

MEN by Stuart Pike | Tuesday, 1 September 2015

The leader of the National Front is recovering in hospital after a dramatic head on collision with a bus in Rossendale. Kevin Bryan, 52, who is the far right party’s national chairman, was involved in a collision with a bus on Newchurch Road, Bacup, on Bank Holiday Monday. Emergency services rushed to more...


Nigel Farage says people fleeing war-torn Syria aren’t necessarily refugees

The Independent by Jon Stone | Tuesday, 1 September 2015

People fleeing war-torn Syria for the safety of Europe are not necessarily refugees, Ukip’s leader has suggested. Nigel Farage said the UK had “lost sight” of what a refugee was and that the definition used should be narrowed to reduce numbers. “Genuine refugees have tended to be groups of people, ethnic groups more...