5th June 2015
Comment: UKIP should be welcome at Pride 85
2:02 PM — Nicolas Chinardet writes on the possibility of UKIP marching at London Pride.
3rd June 2015
Comment: UKIP’s brave LGBT members should be free to march at Pride 207
6:43 PM — Flo Lewis, Chair of LGBT* in UKIP, writes for PinkNews after a petition called for her group to be banned from this month's Pride in London march.
Pride in London: We won’t discriminate against UKIP by banning them from marching 47
5:45 PM — Pride in London has insisted it will allow a group from the UK Independence Party to march, despite criticism over the party's gay rights record.
UKIP to march in London’s Pride parade for the first time 210
12:32 PM — The UK Independence Party's LGBT group will march in London's annual Pride parade for the first time this year.
29th May 2015
Kellie Maloney: Nigel Farage made jokes about me when I came out as transgender 16
4:10 PM — Kellie Maloney has accused UKIP leader Nigel Farage of making jokes at her expense after she came out as transgender.
Anti-gay rights councillor and Bow Group chair suspended by Conservatives 8
12:23 PM — Anti-gay rights Tory councillor Benjamin Harris-Quinney has been suspended by the Conservative party. The decision comes after PinkNews published a recording of him delivering a speech against LGBT rights at an event in Moscow.
28th May 2015
MEP Janice Atkinson ‘still sitting with UKIP’ despite being expelled over fraud allegations 8
1:07 PM — An MEP who was supposedly expelled from the UK Independence Party over allegations of fraud is still sitting with the party in Brussels.
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 11
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.
Conservatives select gay candidate for Tower Hamlets mayor 37
1:27 PM — The Conservative party has selected an openly gay candidate to run for the Mayor of Tower Hamlets in east London.
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
Did Peter Tatchell just say he wants more UKIP MPs? 86
3:54 PM — Despite saying he "loathes" the UK Independence Party (UKIP), human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell has said it is a "national disgrace" that the party only has one MP after last week's general election.
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.
9th May 2015
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.
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
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.
UKIP’s pro-gay MP Mark Reckless defeated by Tories 4
8:16 AM — UK Independence Party politician Mark Reckless - who voted in favour of same-sex marriage while a Conservative MP - has lost his seat to his old party.