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  1. September 18, 2014

    Trauma of Scotland referendum creates EU poll headache

    After two years fighting to preserve the union between Scotland and the rest of the UK, an exhausted No campaigner said: “If...

  2. September 12, 2014

    What happens after a Yes vote will shock the Scots

    The nightmare could begin on Friday. Imagine a narrow vote in favour of independence. Down south, Conservative prime...

  1. September 2, 2014

    David Cameron faces birthday blues in Clacton

    Nigel Farage is poised to deliver David Cameron an unwelcome birthday present after the date was set for a by-election in...

  2. FT Data

    September 1, 2014

    Ukip do like to be beside the seaside

    Ukip leader Nigel Farage (left) and Conservative MP for Clacton-on-Sea Douglas Carswell who has announced he is defecting to...

  3. FT Photo Diary

    August 29, 2014

    Election defection

    Toby Melville/Reuters Member of Parliament Douglas Carswell and Nigel Farage, the leader of Britain’s UK Independence Party...

  4. August 28, 2014

    Douglas Carswell’s defection to Ukip risks Tory split in run-up to election

    When Nigel Farage convened a snap Ukip press conference on Thursday morning, journalists assumed he wanted to talk about...

  5. August 28, 2014

    Ukip defection exposes Tory faultlines

    David Cameron was on Thursday night fighting to restore order in his party after the defection of a leading Tory eurosceptic...

  6. August 26, 2014

    Farage to stand in Thanet seat as Johnson pins hopes on Uxbridge

    Boris Johnson has confirmed he is seeking the safe Conservative seat of Uxbridge and West Ruislip in next year’s general...

  7. August 8, 2014

    Nigel Farage to stand for parliament

    Nigel Farage is to stand for parliament in the Kent constituency of South Thanet, local activists confirmed on Friday. The...

  8. July 28, 2014

    UK Independence Party’s online shop makes £80,000 in a year

    The UK Independence Party has raised more than £80,000 in a year from the sale of branded merchandise including silk ties,...

  9. July 21, 2014

    The Kremlin’s Machiavelli has led Russia to disaster

    Just a couple of months ago it was fashionable to laud Vladimir Putin for his strategic genius. American rightwingers...

  10. July 9, 2014

    Juncker denies belief in ‘United States of Europe’

    Jean-Claude Juncker, the president-designate of the European Commission, has declared he does not believe in a “United...

  11. July 8, 2014

    Nigel Farage calls for 50% pay rise for MPs

    Nigel Farage, the eurosceptic politician, has argued that MPs deserve a 50 per cent pay rise – if Britain leaves the EU. The...

  12. June 27, 2014

    Defeated David Cameron bemoans a ‘bad day for Europe’

    David Cameron called it a “bad day for Europe”, but the UK prime minister emerged from a humbling defeat in Brussels...

  13. June 23, 2014

    Ukip’s trade policy would leave Britain isolated and vulnerable

    Say what you like about the UK Independence party, but do not call them economic isolationists. Ukip is mustard-keen on free...

  14. June 23, 2014

    Farage urges ‘direct democracy’ in bid to check government power

    British voters should be given the final say on any government policy through a referendum if enough people sign a petition...

  15. June 19, 2014

    David Cameron faces humiliation over EU post, says Nigel Farage

    David Cameron is on course for a humiliating defeat over his attempt to stop the appointment of Jean-Claude Juncker as...

  16. June 18, 2014

    Farage forms European bloc and secures funds of €14m

    Nigel Farage has secured up to €14m of EU taxpayers funding after the UK Independence party leader won enough allies in the...

  17. Brussels Blog

    June 13, 2014

    Farage's Five Star moment

    Beppe Grillo’s Five Star troops are on side with a vengeance. The Lithuanian stunt pilot is pledging loyalty. The Calvinist...

  18. June 12, 2014

    Ukip leader Nigel Farage faces fine over rent-free office deal

    The Electoral Commission is considering taking action against Nigel Farage after the Ukip leader belatedly declared £205,603...

  19. June 6, 2014

    Tories win Newark by-election as Ukip gains

    David Cameron’s Conservative party won the Newark by-election and put the brakes on the UK Independence party’s populist...

  20. June 4, 2014

    MEPs with criminal records join Tories’ eurosceptic group

    Two anti-immigration politicians with criminal convictions for inciting ethnic tension were admitted on Wednesday night to...

  21. May 30, 2014

    Disillusioned Newark voters identify with Ukip’s everyman message

    Two miles from the Newark campaign office of the United Kingdom Independence party, neat rows of white headstones mark the...

  22. May 29, 2014

    A diminished France could spell the end for Europe

    The real earthquake was the fall of the Berlin Wall. A quarter of a century later Europe is still buffeted by the...

  23. FT Alphaville

    May 29, 2014

    Strategy, politics and righteous populist anger

    We detect a theme. It may be that with financial markets becalmed a new subject is needed. Perhaps it reflects the way...

  24. May 28, 2014

    Conservatives feel under pressure in Newark after Ukip surge

    David Cameron recently ordered all Tory MPs to pay at least three trips to Newark before next Thursday’s by-election amid...

  25. Brussels Blog

    May 28, 2014

    The day the populists came to town

    Beppe Grillo arrives at a polling station near Genoa during last week's election The only more interesting political...

  26. May 27, 2014

    Fight on to be Brussels’ top eurosceptic

    Having trumped the political establishment in the UK and France in Sunday’s European elections, Nigel Farage and Marine Le...

  27. May 26, 2014

    Ukip celebrates as other parties deal with hangover

    Nick Clegg’s grey face told the story of Britain’s European elections. The leader of the pro-European Liberal Democrats was...

  28. May 26, 2014

    David Cameron to focus fire on Labour after European poll result

    David Cameron said the UK Independence party’s victory in the European parliamentary poll reinforced his view that next...

  29. May 26, 2014

    ‘Peak Farage’ or a turning point for British politics?

    Nigel Farage called it perhaps “the most extraordinary result in British politics in 100 years” as Ukip painted the...

  30. May 26, 2014

    Liberal Democrats head for worst result in European elections

    The Liberal Democrats’s worst fears were realised as the party headed for its worst result in European elections for a...

  31. May 26, 2014

    Ukip and Front National lead populist earthquake

    The UK Independence party and France’s far-right Front National stormed to victory in European elections on Sunday night, as...

  32. The World

    May 26, 2014

    Farage captures Britain's zeitgeist

    by Janan Ganesh It is hard to think of a more wounding assault on the political mainstream in postwar British history. With...

  33. May 23, 2014

    Ukip election advance prompts attacks on Ed Miliband

    Ukip makes its mark in UK council elections Nigel Farage’s UK Independence party won council seats across the country on...

  34. May 23, 2014

    Ukip election success prompts Labour party recriminations

    Nigel Farage predicted the earth would move and it did: a strong advance by the UK Independence party in local elections...

  35. May 23, 2014

    Ukip’s blow to the political centre

    “The Ukip fox is in the Westminster henhouse,” crowed Nigel Farage, leader of the populist UK Independence party, after...

  36. May 23, 2014

    Ukip still faces struggle for success in 2015 general election

    Despite its success in Thursday’s local elections, Ukip still faces a struggle to win seats in next year’s general election....

  37. May 23, 2014

    Tories hold nerve after election losses

    David Cameron has a common refrain when considering the political threat posed by Ed Miliband: “I’d rather have my problems...

  38. May 23, 2014

    Wise answers needed to the Ukip surge

    Nigel Farage insists his UK Independence party must now be taken seriously following its local election success. This is not...

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