The UK Independence Party and France’s Front National on Tuesday staged protests at the opening of the new European Parliament in Strasbourg, where Martin Schulz was elected for a second term as European Parliament President.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage said on Tuesday that “there is a big dissident voice now in this Parliament”, as the leaders of the European Parliament political groups met in Brussels ahead of an informal dinner of EU Heads of State and Governments on Tuesday evening.
Speaking to journalists waiting outside the polling station in Britain on Thursday, UKIP leader Nigel Farage said that if his party does as well as they expect in the European elections, “things will never be quite the same again."
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".
British Prime Minister David Cameron struck back at European Commission President on Thursday after José Manuel Barroso accused the British Conservative party of turning eurosceptic to win over more votes.