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    1. August 23, 2016

      Ukip contest turns into vicious proxy fight

      A leadership election is normally an opportunity for the party’s big beasts to come forward and clash over policy. But...

    2. August 3, 2016

      Ukip leadership favourite Steven Woolfe disqualified

      The UK Independence party was consumed by infighting after its ruling committee blocked Nigel Farage’s favoured...

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    1. July 26, 2016

      Ukip needs to find a new purpose or it will wither away

      What now is the point of the UK Independence party? It was founded more than two decades ago to advance the Eurosceptic...

    2. July 26, 2016

      Ukip wrestles with Nigel Farage’s legacy

      The UK Independence party is as undemocratic as the European Commission, and must drop its image of “rugby club on...

    3. July 24, 2016

      The mortal threat to Labour

      Supporters of Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the Labour party, often compare him to the great radical interwar Labour...

    4. July 8, 2016

      Leadsom in row over May and motherhood

      Andrea Leadsom, the Tory leadership contender, has sparked a storm of criticism after claiming she is better qualified...

    5. July 5, 2016

      Andrea Leadsom could be the Conservatives’ Jeremy Corbyn

      Ideological purity has become the most important asset in leftwing British politics. Ever since Jeremy Corbyn ascended...

    6. July 4, 2016

      Nigel Farage, the most consequential politician of modern times

      The king is dead, long live the king. Nigel Farage has resigned as leader of the UK Independence party (again) but this...

    7. July 4, 2016

      Nigel Farage exit leaves Ukip at crossroads

      Nigel Farage has resigned as leader of the UK Independence party, raising questions about whether Britain’s leading...

    8. July 1, 2016

      Brexit: ‘We want to be Big Scotland’

      Andrew Veitch gave thousands of pounds to the campaign against Scottish independence from the UK in 2014. Now the...

    9. July 1, 2016

      Boris Johnson’s departure is a pyrrhic victory for Remainers

      The Fast Show, a television comedy that tickled Britain in the 1990s, featured an office prankster called (and the name...

    10. June 27, 2016

      Boris Johnson must form a tangible plan for Brexit Britain

      The Brexiters have spoken. Well, Boris Johnson has. In the absence of any reassuring public announcements from Downing...

    11. June 25, 2016

      How David Cameron could have avoided an EU Leave vote

      David Cameron’s decision to hold a referendum was a high-stakes gamble that went badly wrong — dooming both the UK’s...

    12. June 24, 2016

      Reasons to rejoice about the breach

      Any Brexiter telling you that they have all the answers on what happens next will receive a poor reception from an...

    13. June 23, 2016

      UK areas with stagnant wages are most anti-EU

      A feeling of anger and frustration with the European Union is strongest in areas of Britain that have seen wages...

    14. June 20, 2016

      Brexiters split into nice and nasty camps

      Those campaigning for Brexit can be split roughly into two camps: the nice and the nasty. Both sides have charismatic...

    15. June 20, 2016

      Baroness Warsi switches sides as Brexit battle hits final stretch

      The countdown to Thursday’s referendum on the UK’s future in Europe began on Monday with the former Conservative...

    16. June 19, 2016

      Democracy needs to be nurtured and protected

      I did not know Jo Cox, for whom tributes and prayers will be offered in Westminster on Monday. She was clearly a fine...

    17. June 19, 2016

      Jo Cox murder prompts review of far-right extremism

      The killing of Jo Cox, the Labour MP, has prompted renewed fears of nationalist violence just as British groups...

    18. June 17, 2016

      Sombre spirits displace Welsh Brexiters’ elation

      On Wednesday night, a few dozen of the UK Independence party’s most devoted supporters in south Wales gathered in a...

    19. June 15, 2016

      Brexit Countdown: 7 days to go

      Lord Farage? The Leave campaign owes a lot to Nigel Farage, the man who pretty much forced David Cameron to have a...

    20. June 6, 2016

      Brexit the first step to EU’s demise, says Farage

      Nigel Farage, leader of the UK Independence party, has said a British vote to leave the EU would be the first step in...

    21. June 2, 2016

      Brexit would tear Britain apart

      There are two unions whose fortunes rest on the outcome of the June 23 referendum. If Britain chooses Brexit the...

    22. May 17, 2016

      David Cameron rejects idea of Brexit ‘neverendum’

      David Cameron claimed his pro-Brexit opponents were on the run after Nigel Farage, leader of the UK Independence party,...

    23. May 13, 2016

      Sound and fury in the debate over Brexit

      With five weeks to go to Britain’s referendum on its EU membership, the outcome is too close to call. The latest...

    24. May 12, 2016

      Leave factions in furious row over Brexit TV debate

      David Cameron’s refusal to take part in a “blue-on-blue” Brexit television debate with Boris Johnson looked like a...

    25. May 11, 2016

      Wales in limbo as unlikely trio unseat Labour but fall short

      Wales was left without a functioning government on Wednesday after Labour failed to get Carwyn Jones, its leader,...

    26. May 6, 2016

      Neil Hamilton returns to politics as Ukip advances in Wales

      It is not a free six-day stay at the Ritz Hotel in Paris with four-course meals and vintage champagne. But for Neil...

    27. May 5, 2016

      Ukip struggles to gain ground in Scotland

      It looks like good timing: Ukip is campaigning for a breakthrough in the Scottish parliament just as the debate heats...

    28. April 29, 2016

      Ukip expects Welsh windfall in assembly elections

      Neil Hamilton saw his career as a Tory MP come to a crashing halt in 1997 after becoming embroiled in the...

    29. April 25, 2016

      The Leave camp’s flawed fightback on migration

      The Leave camp has long believed that immigration is among its strongest cards in the EU referendum debate. Now, after...

    30. April 24, 2016

      Obama warns of decade-long wait for post-Brexit trade deals

      The UK could have to wait up to a decade to negotiate new trade deals with the US if it leaves the EU, Barack Obama...

    31. April 22, 2016

      Boris Johnson accused of racism in Obama row

      Boris Johnson has been accused of “dog-whistle racism” after suggesting that the “part-Kenyan” Barack Obama has an...

    32. April 8, 2016

      Farage coy on the future of Ukip

      Nigel Farage has cast further doubt on the future of the UK Independence party, saying that “parties are vehicles” and...

    33. April 8, 2016

      Lunch with the FT: Nigel Farage

      Nigel Farage has an adjective for the good things in life — “proper”. Proper blokes, proper jobs, proper markets. And...

    34. April 1, 2016

      ‘Ukip! The Musical’ injects humour into Brexit campaign

      Ukip! The Musical hit the London stage this week, seeking to inject a dose of humour into the Brexit referendum...

    35. March 30, 2016

      Brexit campaigners blame steel crisis on EU

      The crisis at Port Talbot has been held up by pro-Brexit campaigners as proof that EU membership has inflicted a heavy...

    36. March 25, 2016

      The reasons for the Tory infighting over Europe

      Few things are more hurtful than to discover, in middle age, that one is never going to be offered an important job....

    37. March 23, 2016

      Welsh first minister warns of crisis if UK backs Brexit

      Carwyn Jones, Labour first minister of Wales, has warned of a “constitutional crisis” if UK voters back Brexit in...

    38. March 23, 2016

      Eurosceptics make the most of the Brussels attacks

      The political exploitation of the Brussels terrorist attacks is well under way. British Eurosceptics have long said in...

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