The European Commission commented on UKIP's election campaign posters on Tuedsday, saying "in general, we urge all responsible politicians to stick to the facts rather than pander to peoples prejudices".
The populist UK Independence Party has fallen to its lowest level in opinion polls in more than a year, ahead of a close-fought 7 May national election, survey results showed on Wednesday (25 March), after a spate of scandals involving its candidates.
Britain's anti-EU UK Independence Party abruptly replaced its policy chief on Tuesday, less than four months before a national election, because it said he was too busy to finish writing the party's manifesto.
Net migration to Britain reached 318,000 in 2014, its highest level since 2005, official data showed on Thursday, a political setback for Prime Minister David Cameron who has pledged to reduce the figure to less than 100,000 annually.
A group of pro-Europe British Conservatives has decided to launch a new party to stand in the upcoming European elections as an alternative to David Cameron’s Conservatives, and Nigel Farage’s eurosceptic UK Independence Party (UKIP). EurActiv spoke to its founder, Dirk Hazell.
The UK Independence Party scored an expected yet resounding victory in the European Parliament elections while the Liberal Democrats faced electoral wipeout, after first results were announced early Monday morning (26 May).
Despite a resounding victory in the UK, Nigel Farage's Europe of Freedom and Democracy (EFD) group in the European Parliament risks isolation and even extinction without the support of Beppe Grillo’s Five Star Movement, after a wave of defections hit the political grouping led by the UKIP.
Commission President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker told UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage last night (10 July) the free movement of workers in the EU was a non-negotiable fundamental right but added he did not believe in a “United States of Europe”.
Britain's UK Independence Party (UKIP) on Monday (19 May) took out an advert in a national newspaper to assert it was not racist as rival politicians and the media united to condemn its characterisation of Romanian immigrants.