UKIP

Trump-Russia probe is told Nigel Farage may have handed thumb drive of data to Julian Assange

Nigel Farage has been thrust into the Donald Trump Russia scandal after he was accused of secretly handing data to Julian Assange, the Wikileaks founder.<p>The former Ukip leader is alleged to have repeatedly met the elusive hacker in the Ecuadorian embassy and delivered him a "thumb drive" of …

Julian Assange

France scoffs at Boris Johnson’s plan for bridge across the English Channel

LONDON — As Britain prepares for its departure from the European Union, there has been ample discussion about the building of bridges as Britain finds its new place in the world.<p>And maybe that means building an actual bridge.<p>Britain’s flamboyant foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, sparked a debate …

World News

Rematch? The constitutional implications of a second EU referendum

<i>Is a second EU referendum a possibility? Andrew Blick (King’s College London)</i> <i>outlines some of the constitutional issues that would arise should a</i> …

Brexit

Fury but no fire: World confused after Trump's first year

Editor's Note: (Nick Paton Walsh is a CNN Senior International Correspondent. The opinions in this article belong to the author.)<p><b>(CNN) —</b> A year has passed and the lights are still on: we aren't speaking Russian, or at war with North Korea, or Iran. We've not started a self-defeating trade spat with …

North Korea

Conservatives take Hulton ward seat in narrow by-election win

CONSERVATIVE candidate Toby Hewitt has taken the Hulton ward council seat in the by-election.<p>The seat was previously held by Labour councillor Darren …

Manchester

Nigel’s Second Referendum and the Amorous Henry Bolton

On this week’s show… What’s behind Nigel Farage’s will-we-won’t-we routine on a Second Referendum? Does he just want to stay in the news – or does he …

Referendums

Fusion GPS interview with House panel leaves huge pile of breadcrumbs for Trump-Russia investigators

• <b>The House Intelligence Committee released the transcript of its interview with Glenn Simpson, the cofounder of the opposition research firm Fusion GPS.</b>• <b><br>The transcript left a massive pile of breadcrumbs for Trump-Russia investigators to sift through as they pursue their probe into Russia's election</b> …

U.S. Politics

I felt rushed into voting Leave – now I know the facts, I want to stay in the EU

I want another vote on the final Brexit deal.<p>Before the referendum I was mainly positive about the EU. I had voted to go into the “Common Market” in …

Brexit

May Once Again Refuses to Say How She Would Vote on Brexit Now

Theresa May refused to be drawn on how she would vote if a second referendum on European Union membership were held now, a missed opportunity for the …

Brexit

Nigel Farage changes his mind after changing his mind about second EU referendum

<b>Spare a thought for poor Nigel Farage, who just can’t make his mind up about whether he wants a second Brexit referendum.</b><p>Less than a week after he …

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The Rise and Fall of Steve Bannon and Nigel Farage

Both men have receded to the political margins, but there's no telling if that's where they'll stay.<p>Steve Bannon and Nigel Farage are both populist figureheads known for championing their own brands of nationalism that had historic implications for their countries in 2016—in the U.S., the election …

Steve Bannon

The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Et Tu, Kelly?

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly reportedly told lawmakers that the U.S. will never build President Trump’s proposed border wall and that some of his campaign promises were “uninformed.”<p>Today in 5 Lines<p>Republicans are hoping to vote on a stopgap proposal to fund the government for another …

Politics

► VIDEO: Varadkar and Farage quarrel over Brexit

• Europe<br>• Jan 17, 2018<br>• 2 mins 55 secs<p>An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar responds to claims from British MEP Nigel Farage that the Irish government have helped …

Brexit

The Bayeux tapestry is an intriguing symbol of post-Brexit co-operation

ON JANUARY 17th the <i>Times</i> of London reported that Emmanuel Macron, France’s president, had agreed in principle to lend the Bayeux tapestry to Britain. …

Jacob Rees-Mogg

EU needs tougher defense against Russian propaganda: MEPs

Europe needs to bolster defenses against Russian meddling substantially ahead of upcoming elections, notably by spending much more, MEPs argued …

Brexit

A British Politician's Girlfriend Sent Racist Texts About Meghan Markle: 'This Is Britain, Not Africa'

The upcoming wedding between Prince Harry and actress Meghan Markle has brought the racists out of the woodwork.<p>After the engagement announcement, …

Royal Family

Brexit talks in danger as EU gets tough on citizens’ rights

Brexit

Tuesday's Morning Email: Shutdown Fears Grow Amid DACA Fight

TOP STORIES<p><i>(And want to get The Morning Email each weekday? Sign up here.)</i><p><b>FALLOUT CONTINUES FROM TRUMP’S ‘S***HOLE’ COUNTRIES COMMENT</b> The president took aim at Sen. Dick Durbin for revealing his remarks during a DACA meeting. A pastor blasted the comments while Vice President Mike Pence attended …

Dolores O'Riordan

Donald Tusk: ‘Our hearts are still open’ to UK

European Council president Donald Tusk has suggested that the EU is still willing to keep the UK on board, tweeting that “our hearts are still open” …

Donald Tusk

Readers' letters - January 10

Have these factors contributed to a winter crisis in the NHS?<p>I am wondering if the following factors have contributed to this winter’s NHS crisis:<p>n …

Manchester

Leader of Britain's UKIP splits with girlfriend after "appalling" Markle comments

LONDON (Reuters) - The leader of Britain's anti-European Union UKIP Party said he had split with his new girlfriend after a newspaper published derogatory comments she made about Prince Harry's fiancee Meghan Markle and black people.<p>Henry Bolton, 54, who became the ailing UK Independence Party's …

World News

'No more concessions' Farage issues rallying cry as Macron 'BLACKMAILS' UK over trade deal

NIGEL FARAGE has called on the UK to stand up for itself as Emmanuel Macron prepares to use Brexit to "blackmail" Britain to receive more Calais …

Brexit

Johnson fears 'waste of time' watered-down Brexit - report

LONDON (Reuters) - Foreign minister Boris Johnson has told friends he is worried that Britain will accept a Brexit deal that leaves it subordinate to Brussels, making the 2016 EU referendum a “total waste of time”, the Sun newspaper reported on Monday.<p>Johnson, one of the most senior pro-Brexit …

Brexit

Fraudulently obtained European insurance cards costing the NHS £20million a year

<b>A health tourism loophole is costing the NHS £20million a year, according to The Sun, a tabloid newspaper. It is believed that millions of fraudsters</b> …

UK Politics

Ukip declares it's 'ready for war' over second Brexit referendum, Twitter responds with memes

Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage recently voiced support for another Brexit vote.<p>The UK Independence Party (Ukip) has been ridiculed on social media …

Referendums

Brexit can be stopped by combined forces of Jeremy Corbyn and Nicola Sturgeon

Now is the time for Corbyn to put clear blue sky between Labour’s Brexit stance and the disastrous Tory position, says Record View.<p>No wonder Nicola …

Brexit

Ukip no longer has a reason to exist as a party and should dissolve itself

<i>The party which changed British politics has now become a sad spectacle. It's time to do the dignified thing</i><p>Sometimes in politics, you have to read the writing 
on the wall. I had to after 
the 2001 election, when I stood down as leader of 
the Conservative Party. Although many of us admire …

UK Politics

Pulse Fishing

<b>UKIP fisheries spokesman, Mike Hookem MEP, has blasted the European Commission for “breaking its commitments to environmental and economic stability”</b> …

UK Politics

When it comes to a second referendum, our best advice comes from the EU diplomat telling us to 'stop dicking around'

Every once in a while, sifting through the New Year lifestyle advice, you find a genuine pearl. You may or may not want to spend 2018 taking sound …

Referendums

Nigel Farage speaks from the rubbish dump – cartoon

Chris Riddell on calls for a second referendum and Theresa May’s new green agenda

Opinion (UK)