26th February 2015
UKIP’s LGBT Chair quits: ‘I couldn’t defend the party any more’ 75
11:13 AM — The Chair of UKIP's official LGBT group has quit his role and resigned his party membership.
16th February 2015
UKIP is more hated than Marmite, poll finds 23
3:43 PM — A poll has found that the UK Independence Party has overtaken Marmite as Britain's most hated brand.
12th February 2015
UKIP-supporting Christian publisher defends ‘depraved sodomites’ newsletter 25
11:17 AM — A Christian publishing firm has defended printing a UKIP-authorised group's newsletter branding gay people "depraved sodomites".
6th February 2015
UKIP Deputy Leader: Labour’s plans to tackle homophobia are ‘a disgrace’ 54
8:20 PM — The Deputy Leader of UKIP has claimed that Labour's plans to tackle homophobic bullying in schools are "politically correct nonsense".
3rd February 2015
UKIP candidate who branded gay people ‘perverts’ and ‘paedophiles’ quits 12
1:44 PM — A Welsh UKIP parliamentary candidate who praised a statement branding gay people as “fascist perverts” and “paedophiles” has resigned from the party.
UKIP considers legal action in Holocaust row with school 43
12:52 PM — UKIP is considering legal action against a school in Derby that it claims linked the party with the Holocaust during an assembly.
27th January 2015
UKIP candidate: Gay people are ‘fascist perverts’ and ‘paedophiles’ 110
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 35
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.
14th January 2015
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".
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
24th December 2014
Can you guess which party’s voters don’t think ‘poofter’ is offensive? 24
11:02 AM — UKIP voters are the least likely to find the word "poofter" offensive, a poll has found.
23rd December 2014
UKIP’s Roger Bird to quit as general secretary 1
4:19 PM — UKIP has cleared its General Secretary Roger Bird after a sexual harassment allegation but says he will leave his post early by mutual consent.
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.