22nd May 2015
Does UKIP cause earthquakes? Tremors in Thanet after party takes council 12
3:35 PM — UKIP politicians who blamed floods on same-sex marriage might have to look closer to home - after an earthquake in the party's hub of Thanet.
21st May 2015
Watch: European Parliament mocks ‘big loser’ Nigel Farage over unresignation 8
1:44 PM — UKIP leader Nigel Farage has been mercilessly mocked on his return to the European Parliament over his 'un-resignation'.
14th May 2015
Oops! BBC journalist calls Nigel Farage a ‘c**t’ live on air 13
3:17 PM — The week couldn't get much worse for Nigel Farage. Half his party is calling him names after his electoral failure - and now the BBC is getting in on the act too.
Former UKIP MEP Godfrey Bloom backs Douglas Carswell for leader
11:39 AM — Godfrey Bloom, who was suspended from UKIP for homophobic and sexist comments, has spoken of his high regard for Douglas Carswell.
UKIP MEP Patrick O’Flynn lashes out at ‘snarling, thin-skinned’ Nigel Farage 3
11:20 AM — UK Independence Party MEP Patrick O'Flynn has lashed out as party leader Nigel Farage, amid worsening feuds within UKIP.
13th May 2015
Police investigate allegations of electoral fraud in South Thanet 9
3:21 PM — Police are looking into allegations of electoral fraud in South Thanet, the Parliamentary seat UKIP leader Nigel Farage failed to gain last Friday.
12th May 2015
Could UKIP lose its only MP over election feuds? 19
7:20 PM — The UK Independence Party could be at risk of losing its only remaining MP - after internal party feuds over campaign finance and Nigel Farage's decision to re-instate himself as party leader.
11th May 2015
Nigel Farage withdraws his resignation and stays on as UKIP leader 49
3:53 PM — Nigel Farage has decided to stay on as leader of the UK Independence Party - despite resigning last week.
Here’s how the new Cabinet voted on same-sex marriage 26
2:26 PM — As David Cameron appoints his new Cabinet, we take a look at how they voted on same-sex marriage.
9th May 2015
Nicky Morgan remains education secretary and equalities minister in reshuffle 16
10:49 PM — Nicky Morgan will remain as education secretary and minister for women and equalities, it has been announced.
UKIP takes control of first district council despite Farage loss 4
3:56 PM — The UK Independence Party has taken control of a district council for the first time - despite failing to elect Nigel Farage in the same area.
Could Angela Eagle be the first lesbian Labour leader? 10
3:07 PM — Rumours are circulating that Angela Eagle plans to throw her hat in the ring for the Labour leadership.
Person accidentally votes Conservative by drawing penis on ballot paper 10
12:10 PM — A person has accidentally voted for a Tory candidate who opposes same-sex marriage - by drawing a penis on his ballot paper.
8th May 2015
Does the UK now have the most LGB elected MPs in the world? 45
5:19 PM — According to new research, the number of LGB MPs elected to the House of Commons today means the UK has the most in the world.
Ed Miliband stands down as Labour leader 31
12:16 PM — Ed Miliband has confirmed that he is to step down as the leader of the Labour Party following disappointing results at the general election.
Nick Clegg celebrates same-sex marriage as he steps down as Lib Dem leader 11
11:40 AM — Following a devastating defeat for the Lib Dems at the general election this week, Nick Clegg has announced his resignation as party leader, noting same-sex marriage as one of the party's greatest achievements.
First out gay Lib Dem MP Stephen Williams loses his seat 1
10:48 AM — The Liberal Democrats' first out gay MP Stephen Williams has lost his Bristol West seat after a devastating night for his party.
Nigel Farage quits as UKIP leader as he is defeated in South Thanet 12
10:35 AM — UKIP leader Nigel Farage has failed to be elected as an MP in the constituency of South Thanet.
Out Tory Eric Ollerenshaw loses Lancaster and Fleetwood seat to Labour
10:01 AM — Conservative Eric Ollerenshaw, who recently recently reflected on his 35-year relationship with his late partner Michael, has lost his Lancaster and Fleetwood seat.
Three openly HIV-positive candidates lose out on Parliamentary seats 5
9:17 AM — Two Liberal Democrat and one Green Party candidates who all revealed that they are HIV-positive lost out in last night's election.