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    1. February 27, 2015

      Nigel Farage tries to rally Ukip with fighting election talk

      Nigel Farage predicted that his UK Independence party was heading for a “major victory” in May’s general election, as a poll...

    2. February 27, 2015

      Labour edges ahead in election outcome predictor

      A poor week for some of the general election’s protagonists has done little to change the likely result, according to the...

    3. February 26, 2015

      UK Independence party to sign up to Tory plans to end deficit

      The UK Independence party will on Friday sign up to the George Osborne’s plans to eliminate the deficit by 2018, proposing...

    4. February 19, 2015

      Labour and Tories forecast to be heading for UK general election tie

      Labour and the Conservatives are heading for exactly the same number of seats in the general election, according to the...

    5. February 19, 2015

      Poll boosts Ukip in key marginals

      The UK Independence party is within striking distance of winning three of its target seats from the Conservatives at the...

    6. February 18, 2015

      Senior Labour figure Harriet Yeo backs Ukip

      The former head of Labour’s governing body has left the party to support the UK Independence party at the next election, she...

    7. February 16, 2015

      Stuart Wheeler restores cash flow but says Ukip will still fall short

      One of the UK Independence party’s most generous donors has dropped his threat to cut off funding and plans to spend...

    8. February 15, 2015

      Inept response to Farage’s Ukip could deal a blow to mainstream

      Insurgent parties are the known unknowns of the next election. Last week one of them, the UK Independence party, launched...

    9. February 15, 2015

      Nigel Farage sweeps to power in spoof C4 documentary

      Some people have nightmares about work, others have nightmares about bears. Executives at Channel 4 have nightmares about...

    10. February 13, 2015

      Farage’s career first

      Sir, Your article on Nigel Farage’s career (“Square Mile’s lost world is in Farage’s blood”, February 7) omits the most...

    11. February 13, 2015

      A singular election that will test the civil service

      With barely two and a half months to go until the general election, I cannot help thinking that my successor, Sir Jeremy...

    12. February 12, 2015

      Farage launches Ukip election campaign

      Nigel Farage fought back against Conservative claims that voting for the UK Independence party would lead to a Labour...

    13. February 6, 2015

      Nigel Farage’s pinstriped image belies modest City career

      Nigel Farage has become one of Britain’s most successful politicians, yet an examination by the Financial Times of his...

    14. February 6, 2015

      Ukip embarks on City charm offensive

      The UK Independence party has embarked on a charm offensive of City firms as the party looks to change its reputation among...

    15. February 5, 2015

      Ukip election candidates less likely to be university graduates

      The UK Independence party’s general election candidates are less likely to have attended university or had a professional...

    16. February 3, 2015

      Ukip says Jews ‘caught in crossfire’ on animal slaughter stance

      Jewish people have been “caught in the crossfire” by a UK Independence party decision to back a ban on slaughtering animals...

    17. February 1, 2015

      Fringe parties thrive as UK voters cut old ties

      For the past half a century, party membership appeared to be on a long downward trajectory towards extinction. “The...

    18. January 29, 2015

      Greens, Ukip and SNP set out plans before UK election

      Greens: The party would keep the UK government stake in Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Banking Group, which were...

    19. January 29, 2015

      Business faces up to ‘surreal’ mix of UK coalition risks

      Business is being forced to scrutinise the policies of parties it would have previously regarded as largely irrelevant, with...

    20. January 26, 2015

      Faded seaside town proves test bed for Ukip’s tactics

      On a side road off Great Yarmouth’s high street, Alan Grey, the UK Independence party candidate, is plotting his strategy...

    21. January 26, 2015

      May election will see end of the two-party political system

      Britain’s two-party political system is broken. To adapt Tony Blair’s phrase: the kaleidoscope has been shaken and nobody...

    22. January 25, 2015

      Nigel Farage unsettled by Ukip woes

      Nigel Farage has insisted that the UK Independence party will win at least five seats at May’s general election, as he...

    23. January 24, 2015

      Senior Ukip MEP defects to the Conservatives

      One of the UK Independence party’s most senior figures has defected to the Conservatives, provoking a bitter row with his...

    24. January 23, 2015

      Broadcasters step up pressure on Cameron to enter debates

      UK broadcasters stepped up pressure on party leaders to take part in TV debates ahead of May’s general election by...

    25. January 23, 2015

      Greens contemplate life beyond the fringe

      They detect an upside to economic growth of zero. They see scant need for armed forces. They would decriminalise membership...

    26. January 23, 2015

      Tycoon Arron Banks unrepentant for backing Ukip

      Arron Banks cannot stand metropolitan types, bankers, “pinkos” and former public school boys. The insurance tycoon who is...

    27. January 22, 2015

      David Cameron’s bluff called on UK televised poll debates

      Broadcasters have called David Cameron’s bluff by setting out new proposals for televised election debates that would...

    28. January 22, 2015

      Surge in SNP support forces Labour to rethink power deal

      Amid the political scrambling after the 2010 general election, one of Labour’s most senior MPs, Douglas Alexander, ruled out...

    29. January 21, 2015

      Labour mayor defects to Ukip

      The UK Independence party’s challenge to Labour in its traditional heartlands has received a boost with the defection of the...

    30. January 20, 2015

      UK general election set to provide national identity test

      The UK is going through an identity crisis. In 2014, it looked briefly as if the country would cease to exist. Now voters in...

    31. January 20, 2015

      Ukip manifesto “just a series of bullet points”

      Less than four months before the general election, the UK Independence party’s manifesto is “just a series of bullet...

    32. January 19, 2015

      Only 1 in 10 believes UK politicians want ‘best for country’

      Faith in politicians has fallen to such an extent that only one in 10 believe they want to do “their best for the country”,...

    33. January 18, 2015

      ‘Pub landlord’ raises the bar as Farage rolls into South Thanet

      Nigel Farage launched his election campaign in South Thanet at the weekend, as Ukip poured activists into the Kent...

    34. January 16, 2015

      Ed Miliband blames electoral roll ‘scandal’ on coalition reform

      Almost 1m people, largely students and the young, have disappeared from the electoral roll since reforms last year,...

    35. January 14, 2015

      David Cameron should not have veto on TV debates

      In most western countries, television debates are a familiar part of the choreography of political campaigns at election...

    36. January 14, 2015

      Rivals join forces against David Cameron over TV debates

      David Cameron should be represented by an empty podium if he refuses to take part in television debates in the run-up to the...

    37. January 8, 2015

      UK election TV debates in jeopardy over minority parties

      The prospect of televised leaders’ debates before the UK general election suffered a blow on Thursday night when David...

    38. January 4, 2015

      Britain’s election year may belong to the fringes

      You would never guess from the mood of the country, but Britain enters 2015 as an international success story. The economy...

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