21st December 2014
UKIP begs members to stop making controversial comments on Facebook and Twitter 16
1:03 PM — UKIP is begging its members to quit Facebook and Twitter, to avoid getting the party in trouble over controversial comments.
19th December 2014
UKIP suspends branch chair who said gay adoption is ‘child abuse’ 23
12:46 PM — A UKIP branch chair who once equated gay adoption to "child abuse" has been suspended by the party after receiving a letter of no confidence from members.
Nigel Farage defends ‘disgusting old poofters’ former UKIP candidate 27
10:27 AM — UKIP leader Nigel Farage has defended a former parliamentary candidate who referred to gay people as "fucking disgusting old poofters", saying "a lot of people from that background" use such language.
17th December 2014
Ex-UKIP candidate behind ‘poofers’ and ‘Chinky bird’ comments likens it to ‘Only Fools and Horses’ 35
4:04 PM — Kerry Smith, who resigned from UKIP as a prospective parliamentary candidate for making homophobic and racist remarks, says his comments were no worse than the language in the BBC comedy series Only Fools and Horses.
15th December 2014
Listen: Friend of sacked UKIP candidate phones radio station to defend ‘poofter’ comments 23
7:13 PM — A friend of former UKIP candidate Kerry Smith has called a radio station to defend him from accusations of homophobia and racism.
14th December 2014
UKIP candidate quits after rant about ‘f***ing disgusting old poofters’ 17
11:08 PM — A UKIP parliamentary candidate has been quit after being caught on tape ranting about disgusting "poofters" and "shooting peasants".
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UKIP LGBT defies leadership to call for sacking of candidate after ‘poofters’ rant 42
5:24 PM — UKIP's LGBT wing has defied the party's leadership to call for the sacking of candidate Kerry Smith - after he ranted about "old poofters".
12th December 2014
Nigel Farage might not like what UKIP’s founder has to say about him 21
11:28 AM — The founder of the UK Independence Party Alan Sked has claimed the party is now motivated by homophobia and racism.
8th December 2014
UKIP suspends general secretary Roger Bird for ‘alleged impropriety’ 9
5:49 PM — UKIP has suspended its general secretary Roger Bird - who defended the party from claims of homophobia - over allegations of 'impropriety'.
5th December 2014
Is PinkNews biased against UKIP? 315
2:05 PM — A poll has found that a growing number of people believe that media coverage is "biased" against UKIP.
3rd December 2014
Apparently Nigel Farage ‘misspoke’ when he accidentally denounced UKIP’s sex education policy 19
12:04 PM — UKIP has quickly spoken out to correct its leader Nigel Farage, after he denounced his own party's policy to scrap sex education in primary schools.
2nd December 2014
UKIP denies tweeting that World AIDS Day is a ‘reminder’ to ‘tighten our borders’ 53
12:36 PM — UKIP is in complete confusion over a Twitter account that claimed to represent its Cheltenham branch and said World AIDS Day was a "reminder" for Britain to "tighten" its borders.
1st December 2014
Gay HIV campaigners dump horse sh*t and kiss outside UKIP HQ for World AIDS Day 138
1:27 PM — An HIV campaign group has made a statement about what it calls "bullsh*t" statements by UKIP on the subject... by dumping a pile of manure outside the party's London office.
29th November 2014
Nick Griffin: I’m voting for UKIP 20
6:35 PM — Former British National Party leader Nick Griffin, who thinks that gays are "really creepy", has said he will vote for UKIP.
28th November 2014
Nigel Farage: UKIP isn’t homophobic, we have a ‘great big screaming poof’ MEP 39
2:22 PM — Nigel Farage has denied that UKIP is homophobic, after the party's former deputy leader claimed that gay people live "short, miserable lives" and sleep with "20,000 people".
UKIP officials follow ‘fake’ party Twitter that claims gays are a ‘disgrace to humanity’ 24
12:15 PM — A number of UKIP officials are following a "fake" UKIP branch's Twitter account - which claims that gays are a "disgrace to humanity".
27th November 2014
Charity slams ex-UKIP president for saying HIV is the ‘wages’ of gay promiscuity 25
1:23 PM — Former UKIP deputy leader Lord Christopher Monckton has been branded as “living on another planet” by Terrence Higgins Trust for suggesting that HIV is the “wages” of gay promiscuity.
25th November 2014
Ex-Telegraph editor: David Cameron was ‘wounded politically’ by same-sex marriage 27
4:30 PM — Charles Moore, former editor of The Daily Telegraph, has blamed the rise of UKIP among traditionally Conservative voters, in part, on David Cameron's backing of same-sex marriage.
20th November 2014
Is Mark Reckless about to become UKIP’s second elected MP? 13
1:04 PM — Voters are heading to the polls in the Rochester and Strood by-election, where UKIP’s Mark Reckless hopes to become the party’s second elected MP.