24th March 2015
UKIP replace Janice Atkinson with Labour defector 4
6:46 PM — UKIP has named Labour defector Harriet Yeo as its new general election candidate, replacing expelled MEP Janice Atkinson.
UKIP’s Janice Atkinson expelled from party over bogus expense claims 11
10:18 AM — UKIP MEP and general election candidate Janice Atkinson has been expelled for bringing the party into disrepute over allegations of bogus expense claims.
23rd March 2015
Police ‘investigating’ MP who decriminalised homosexuality over historic sex abuse allegations 8
7:51 PM — Late Labour MP Leo Abse, who sponsored the bill decriminalising homosexuality, is being investigated in connection with sex abuse allegations.
22nd March 2015
LGBT in UKIP condemns HIV protesters who chased Nigel Farage out of pub 442
8:59 PM — LGBT in UKIP has condemned a group of protesters who chased Nigel Farage out of a pub.
Nigel Farage brands HIV protesters ‘scum’ after being chased out of pub 266
5:20 PM — Nigel Farage has branded protesters led by HIV activists as "scum" - for invading a pub where he was having lunch.
Nigel Farage: I’ve been utterly ruthless at weeding out unsuitable candidates 11
12:49 PM — UKIP leader Nigel Farage has claimed he has been "utterly ruthless" at weeding out unsuitable parliamentary candidates.
21st March 2015
UKIP candidate resigns, citing ‘open racism and bullying’ 8
2:56 PM — One of UKIP's prospective MPs has resigned - citing a culture of 'open bullying' within the party.
20th March 2015
Police investigating UKIP MEP Janice Atkinson over ‘financial irregularities’ 7
3:06 PM — Senior UKIP MEP Janice Atkinson has been suspended by her party over alleged "financial fraud" - and is facing a police investigation.
19th March 2015
‘All Right Now’ bassist Andy Fraser dies at 62 5
11:27 AM — Tributes have been paid to gay musician Andy Fraser, famous for the legendary 1970’s hit All Right Now, whose death was announced yesterday.
17th March 2015
Farage won’t discipline gay UKIP MEP who compared SNP minister to Abu Hamza 13
6:28 PM — Nigel Farage has ruled out disciplining UKIP MEP David Coburn for comparing an SNP minister to convicted terrorist Abu Hamza.
16th March 2015
Nigel Farage: I will quit as UKIP leader if I don’t become an MP 18
4:16 PM — Nigel Farage has said he will quit as leader of UKIP if he doesn't win in his South Thanet constituency.
15th March 2015
Gay UKIP MEP says ‘it’s all bollocks’ after comparing SNP minister to Abu Hamza 18
12:31 PM — UKIP's most senior gay politician is facing increasing pressure to stand down - after he compared an SNP minister to convicted terrorist Abu Hamza.
UKIP candidate questioned if storms were ‘God’s reply’ to same-sex marriage 35
12:01 PM — A second UKIP politician questioned whether storms that battered the country were caused by same-sex marriage, it has emerged.
12th March 2015
Madonna: Radio 1 is ageist for refusing to play my song 39
4:58 PM — The Queen of Pop has branded Radio 1 "discriminatory and unfair" after it declined to play her latest single.
UKIP Regional Secretary: ‘Gay marriage is potentially a wonderful thing’ 8
11:36 AM — UKIP’s North East Regional Secretary gave an interesting answer when asked for his views on same-sex marriage.
Nigel Farage: UKIP would abolish anti-discrimination laws 103
10:39 AM — UKIP would get rid of "irrelevant" anti-discrimination laws, party leader Nigel Farage says.
10th March 2015
Madonna: ‘Gay rights are way more advanced than women’s rights’ 59
4:48 PM — "People are a lot more open-minded to the gay community than they are to women”, Madonna has claimed.
5th March 2015
Zimbabwean Government hostility towards gays thwarting battle against HIV 6
6:33 PM — The Zimbabwean Government’s hostility towards gay people is hampering the country’s ability to tackle HIV, a leading gay rights campaigner has warned.
Morocco jails 2 men for committing a ‘deviant sexual act’ 36
2:41 PM — Campaigners have condemned the jailing of two men accused of consensual same-sex activity in Morocco.
UKIP deputy leader: We want the votes of anti-gay marriage Catholics 31
1:29 PM — UKIP is the natural home for Catholic voters who are angry over same-sex marriage and other social reforms, deputy leader Paul Nuttall claims.