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post 27 August 2015
Read more on FactCheck FactCheck: Farage confused on immigration

Record levels of net migration are "deeply disappointing", the government says. Nigel Farage thinks the real figures could be even higher. Is he right?

article 14 May 2015 Politics
Nigel Farage (Getty)
Ukip civil war: who is attacking who?

Despite winning nearly four million votes in the general election, Ukip seems intent on tearing itself apart. Here's our guide to who's said what about who.

post 14 May 2015
Read more on FactCheck How would people vote in an EU referendum?

Eurosceptics are rejoicing at the prospect of finally getting an in/out referendum. But current polling suggests the vote might not go their way.

article 14 May 2015 UK
Ukip leader Nigel Farage (Getty)
Ukip infighting: the party's ongoing wars explained

Senior figures are taking public swipes at "snarling, thin-skinned" Nigel Farage and the party's finances are being dragged through the papers, so how did Ukip get here?

article 09 May 2015 UK
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Ukip's Douglas Carswell rules out leadership bid

The UK Independence Party's only sitting MP has ruled himself out of the running to be the party's next leader after the resignation of Nigel Farage.

post 08 May 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Three party leaders resign within 90 minutes

Three party leaders have now resigned within an hour and a half, but Ed Miliband's must be the biggest emotional shock to the individual concerned.

article 08 May 2015 UK
Nigel Farage at the South Thanet declaration
Nigel Farage resigns as Ukip leader after election failure

After failing to win the South Thanet seat, Ukip leader Nigel Farage admits to disappointment on a professional level but says that on a personal level he has "never felt happier".

post 08 May 2015
Read more on FactCheck FactCheck: what would parliament look like under Proportional Representation?

Small parties are likely to feel short-changed after getting millions of votes but very few seats in parliament. Do we need a different system?

post 06 May 2015
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Election 2015: how will seven-party politics work?

Unless the polls are criminally inaccurate, a majority government is impossible. So the choice facing people as they put their crosses on the ballot paper is like a proxy vote.