27th January 2015
UKIP candidate: Gay people are ‘fascist perverts’ and ‘paedophiles’ 105
3:48 PM — A Welsh UKIP parliamentary candidate who praised a statement branding gay people as “fascist perverts” and “paedophiles” is being investigated by party officials.
25th January 2015
UKIP General Secretary: If you love shemales, come to the UK 34
11:39 AM — Recordings have emerged of UKIP General Secretary Matthew Richardson using a slur to refer to transgender women.
24th January 2015
UKIP suspends MEP over ‘extremely serious’ financial allegations 10
7:02 PM — The UK Independence Party has suspended its communities spokesman, over "extremely serious" alleged financial and employment irregularities.
UKIP Health spokesperson: People with HIV shouldn’t be banned from UK 4
5:05 PM — UKIP's health spokesperson has contradicted her party leader's claim that migrants with HIV should be banned from the UK.
17th January 2015
UKIP founder: Party is a ‘cult’ under Nigel Farage, won’t win a single seat 24
3:46 PM — The founder of the UK Independence Party has spoken out again against his own former party - and predicted it will not win a seat in May's elections.
14th January 2015
Al Murray to run for Parliament against Nigel Farage 8
8:31 PM — Al Murray has announced he will stand for Parliament against UKIP leader Nigel Farage in South Thanet.
UKIP selects former Lord Mayor to replace ‘disgusting poofters’ candidate 3
2:11 PM — UKIP has selected a new parliamentary candidate to replace Kerry Smith - who quit after ranting about "disgusting poofters".
10th January 2015
Jim Davidson: UKIP are the Jim Davidson of politics 21
6:19 PM — Controversial comedian Jim Davidson has claimed that the UK Independence Party are "the Jim Davidson of the political world".
9th January 2015
Ex-UKIP candidate who ranted about ‘disgusting poofters’ to stand as independent 11
3:39 PM — Former UKIP candidate Kerry Smith - who ranted about "f**king disgusting" poofters - will stand for Parliament as an independent.
8th January 2015
WATCH: Nick Clegg silences radio caller who tries to justify Charlie Hebdo shootings 100
4:29 PM — Nick Clegg responded strongly to a radio caller who tried to justify yesterday's Paris shooting, condemning the suggestion that the cartoons were the "straw that broke the camel's back".
4th January 2015
Did David Cameron accidentally refer to homosexuality as a ‘lifestyle choice’? 33
2:24 PM — Prime Minister David Cameron appeared to refer to gay people as "people who choose different lifestyles" during a TV interview.
2nd January 2015
10 predictions for how the world could change in 2015 2
4:09 PM — As 2015 is set to become a defining year for equality, we count down our ten predictions for the year ahead.
29th December 2014
Gay UKIP politician to stand for Parliament against Alex Salmond 46
6:17 PM — UKIP's only openly gay MEP has revealed that he plans to stand against former SNP leader Alex Salmond when he runs for Parliament.
The top 10 PinkNews UK stories of 2014 2
3:13 PM — As the year of 2014 close, PinkNews looks back on the top 10 most significant stories to come out of the UK.
UKIP candidate poses with Polish far-right leader 10
1:58 PM — A UKIP parliamentary candidate has been photographed with a far-right Polish leader described by Nigel Farage as "utterly reprehensible."
28th December 2014
PinkNews poll: Nick Clegg named most gay-friendly leader, but party support collapses 49
4:55 PM — Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has been named the most gay friendly party leader by PinkNews readers - but support for the Lib Dems has plummeted.
UKIP MP Douglas Carswell: Party shouldn’t tolerate ‘pejorative’ comments 24
2:55 PM — UKIP's first elected MP Douglas Carswell has called for his party to be less tolerant of racist and homophobic comments.
27th December 2014
Five candidates for ‘Briton of the Year’ who are not Nigel Farage 10
9:02 PM — On the announcement that UKIP leader Nigel Farage has been named 'Briton of the Year' by the Times Newspaper, here are just a few people who probably deserve the honour a bit more.
The Times names Nigel Farage ‘Briton of the Year’ 194
1:47 PM — UKIP leader Nigel Farage has been named 'Briton of the Year' by the Times newspaper.
26th December 2014
UKIP local Chairman: ‘I obviously regret’ joining the National Front 318
1:13 PM — UKIP's Martyn Heale says he regrets being a member of the National Front in the 1970s.