UKIP

Ukip's new Assembly leader Gareth Bennett walked out when we challenged him on immigration

We wanted to ask Ukip group leader Gareth Bennett about some of his more controversial views - but halfway through our interview, he walked …

Great Britain

Good Fences Make Good Politics

The rise of right-wing populism in the West is the story of our time. In the United States and western Europe, recent years have seen …

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This Week in Indie Bookstores

Is this the most chaotic bookstore in the Southern Hemisphere?Check out the best three bookstores in Raleigh.Or, if you’re in Baltimore, visit these …

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First Minister says UKIP's burka comments are 'dangerously irresponsible'

Carwyn Jones has criticised the new UKIP Assembly leader after he called burkas 'pre-medieval'.<p>The Muslim Council of Wales and Muslim Engagement and …

Great Britain

Bristol is 'full of perverts and disease-riddled prostitutes from the local universities' claims local UKIP councillor on Ben Stokes case

A UKIP councillor, notorious for his extreme tweets, has slated the entire city of Bristol with an astonishing assessment of the city’s night-time …

Codes of Conduct

Christine Hamilton sacking by charity is a triumph of political correctness over common sense

Muscular Dystrophy UK has sacked Christine Hamilton as a charity "ambassador" for a tweet comparing the burqa to the hoods worn by members of the …

UK Politics

UKIP select parliamentary candidate for Kingswood for next general election

The UK Independence Party (UKIP) has selected its prospective parliamentary candidate to fight for the Kingswood seat in the next general …

Great Britain

UKIP's Gareth Bennett: 'Waste of time investigating me'

<b>UKIP's new assembly group leader Gareth Bennett has claimed he is being investigated by the standards commissioner over "many issues".</b><p>Sir Roderick Evans is understood to be examining the spending of more than £9,000 of public money on an office in Pontypridd that never opened.<p>"If he wants to waste …

Great Britain

Turkey can be the spark that breaks the Euro

Just imagine, if the pound dropped from being worth one and a half dollars ($1.50) to 15 cents. Your coffee in New York which had cost $3, or £2, now …

UK Politics

Ex-bishop calls for partial ban of the veil in public places

A SENIOR Church of England priest has called for a partial ban on burkas in public as he backed Boris Johnson’s criticism of the practice. …

UK Politics

Armed forces suicide epidemic revealed as Scots hero among five veterans who died in past week

Jamie Davies couldn't cope any more after suffering mental health problems since his return from Afghanistan.<p>A Scottish war hero is one of five …

Mental Health

Burka comments by Boris Johnson and Gareth Bennett racist, says Jones

<b>First Minister Carwyn Jones has stepped into the row about Muslim women's dress, denouncing "racist" comments.</b><p>Ex-Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson faces a Tory party inquiry after saying women in burkas looked like "letter boxes" or "bank robbers".<p>UKIP's new Senedd group leader Gareth Bennett said …

Boris Johnson

Jo Marney wishes ex UKIP leader Henry Bolton gave her a ring instead of necklace

Jo Marney who was at the centre of a sex and racism scandal that ended Henry Bolton’s marriage and UKIP career has said their relationship is …

Royal Family

Christine Hamilton compares 'sinister' burqas to Ku Klux Klan and is axed as charity ambassador

Christine Hamilton has defended her comments about the burka in which she posted a picture of the KKK.<p>The wife of Ukip AM Neil Hamilton tweeted an …

News (Wales)

Tommy Robinson is a 'force of nature' just like Kanye West claims hard-right Trump backer Steve Bannon

Tommy Robinson has been compared to Kanye West by the former chief aide of Donald Trump.<p>Steve Bannon said he is “ecstatic” that the far-right leader …

Donald Trump

Muslim organisation calls on parties to 'resist creeping fascism' entering British and Welsh politics

Gareth Bennett’s attack on Muslim women who wear the face-veil is cowardly and Islamophobic. Like Boris Johnson, he has used his privileged platform …

Great Britain

Ukip chief was wearing his lover's leopard print undies when he was sacked

THE model mistress who was embroiled in a race row that ended Henry Bolton’s career as Ukip leader has sensationally claimed the politician smuggled …

UK Politics

UKIP girlfriend Jo Marney compares herself to ANNE FRANK in astonishing moan about her fake breakup with Henry Bolton

An ex-UKIP leader's girlfriend has compared herself to ANNE FRANK in an astonishing moaning diatribe.<p>Jo Marney complained she felt like the Jewish …

UK Politics

EXCLUSIVE: Dr Julia Reid MEP calls for Immigration Reform to tackle Britain’s Housing Crisis

<b>THE Housing crisis is rearing its ugly head again: Well, it never stopped rearing its ugly head but it’s back in the headlines again none-the-less,</b> …

Housing

Muslim convert admits plotting to kill 100 in Isil terror attack outside Oxford Street Disney Store

A Muslim convert radicalised by Anjem Choudary plotted to kill 100 people in a terror attack outside the Disney store on Oxford Street.<p>Lewis Ludlow, 26, who swore allegiance to Islamic State, also plotted to target tourist attractions such as Madame Tussauds and St Paul’s Cathedral by ramming a van …

Extremism

The most controversial, offensive and just plain bizarre comments of Ukip's new leader in the Assembly

Gareth Bennett is the man Ukip supporters in Wales have chosen to lead the party in the Senedd.<p>He is among the most controversial members of the …

Great Britain

The man who linked ethnic minorities and litter now leads Ukip in the Assembly

One of the most controversial members of the National Assembly has been elected the leader of the Ukip AMs.<p>South Wales Central AM Gareth Bennett beat …

Great Britain

Gareth Bennett wins UKIP Welsh Assembly Group Leadership Election

UKIP Party Chairman Tony McIntyre in his role as Deputy Returning Officer announces that of the 876 Wales UKIP members, the total number of votes …

Great Britain

Ukip members sent 'mind-broadening' reading after bookshop attack

Free speech campaigners have sent books including The Handmaid’s Tale, The Color Purple and the Qur’an to the Ukip members said to have attacked a socialist bookshop in London to “introduce them to different ideas”.<p>Bookmarks in Bloomsbury was attacked by 12 people – one of whom was wearing a Donald …

Books

Nigel Farage called for free speech and that's exactly what he got - the 15 best comebacks

If there’s a ‘Y’ in the day, that means Nigel Farage has some hot take or other to share, whether we need it or not. For example, on Wednesday, he …

British Humour

UKIP Wales members elect Gareth Bennett as assembly leader

<b>A controversial UKIP member of the Welsh Assembly has won a three-way battle to lead the party in the Senedd.</b><p>Gareth Bennett has blamed immigrants for rubbish in Cardiff, and claimed transgender people undermined society by their "deviation from the norm".<p>He becomes the fourth leader of UKIP in …

Great Britain

Over €800k of taxpayer-funded tat for useless EU agency

UKIP has uncovered a tender for a ton of tat for the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, also known as Frontex<p>Frontex is an agency of the …

UK Politics

Bookmarks attackers sent books to help 'broaden their minds'

Index on Censorship is sending political party UKIP a bundle of books, including <i>The Handmaid's Tale</i> and a copy of the Quran, in a bid to educate its …

Books

UKIP member reinstated over socialist bookshop protest claims

<b>UKIP has reinstated a party member after "no evidence" was found of her protesting at a left-wing bookshop.</b><p>Elizabeth Jones was suspended after the Met said it was called to reports of a protest at Bookmarks in Bloomsbury, central London, on Saturday.<p>Bookmarks said on Facebook that "around a dozen …

UK Politics

Kay Burley In Heated Twitter Spat With Ukip Over 'Idiotic Journalism'

'My work here is done.'<p>Kay Burley has been engaged in a war of words with Ukip after interviewing a Tory MP about burkas.<p>The Sky News presenter …

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