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video 25 January 2015 Politics

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Bashir: racism claims against Ukip 'disturbed me' - video

Former Ukip MEP Amjad Bashir says racism allegations against the party "on a daily basis" began to concern him, after defecting to the Conservative Party today. He denies having "extremist" ties.

article 25 January 2015 Politics
Farage feels the heat as Ukip face more party woes

Ukip leader Nigel Farage exclusively tells Channel 4 News that he had possibly been "too soft" in not suspending Amjad Bashir earlier, who defected to the Conservative Party amid suspension claims.

post 16 January 2015
Read more on Cathy Newman's blog Why Labour should be worried by the rise of the Greens

When the Greens lambast "austerity and welfare cuts" and bang on about "privatisation of essential services", it's traditional Labour voters who may well be sitting up and listening.

article 15 January 2015 Politics
Green Party membership surges past LibDems and Ukip

As the row over the general election debates puts it in the political spotlight, the Green Party gains more than 2,000 new members in the last day alone, overtaking both Ukip and LibDems.

article 14 January 2015 UK
Al Murray to stand for parliament as The Pub Landlord
Pub Landlord Al Murray to stand against Nigel Farage

Ukip leader Nigel Farage faces a new opponent in Thanet South where the comedian Al Murray says he will stand in the general election in the guise of his comic character The Pub Landlord.

post 08 January 2015
FactCheck: is Ukip a 'major party'?

Ofcom says Ukip could be classed as a "major party" ahead of the general election - but the Greens will miss out. Is that fair?

post 08 January 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Cameron says no TV debates without Greens

David Cameron thinks if he's having to put up with Nigel Farage pulling away votes from him in a debate, Labour should have to put up with the Greens stealing votes off them too.

video 07 January 2015 World

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Farage: Paris attack result of 'fifth column' who hate us

Ukip leader Nigel Farage tells Channel 4 News that the attack on a French satirical magazine that killed 12, is the result of a "fifth column... holding our passports, that hate us."

post 29 December 2014
Read more on FactCheck FactCheck: what we learned in 2014

Who were the heroes and villains of 2014 for Channel 4 News's award-winning FactCheck blog?