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.
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
Gay UKIP MEP: Calling SNP minister Abu Hamza was a ‘stupid thing to say’ 3
12:05 PM — UKIP MEP David Coburn says he has apologised for comparing a Scottish government minister to a convicted terrorist.
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
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.
5th March 2015
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.
3rd March 2015
UKIP: Gay marriage has ‘stirred up trouble for the gay community’ 32
11:44 AM — The chairman of a UKIP branch in Cornwall believes Tory support for same-sex marriage “will cost the Conservatives dearly”.
2nd March 2015
Gay UKIP candidate defends tweeting that ISIS terrorist should have killed himself 40
1:45 PM — UKIP is investigating gay Prospective Parliamentary Candidate Richard Hilton, after he sent a tweet claiming the Islamic State terrorist known as 'Jihadi John' should have committed suicide.
Nigel Farage: Attempts to paint UKIP as homophobic have come to nothing 49
9:08 AM — UKIP leader Nigel Farage has addressed accusations of homophobia in his party, pointing out its LGBT group, and an appearance by former boxing promoter Kellie Maloney at UKIP's spring conference.
1st March 2015
Facebook adds ‘infinite’ genders, and 6 other stories you might have missed
8:54 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Is UKIP running out of ways to say sorry for homophobes? 30
5:22 PM — UKIP appears to be running out of ways to say sorry - after releasing identical statements about two separate instances of homophobia.