10th October 2014
UKIP narrowly loses Heywood and Middleton by-election 12
3:11 AM — UKIP has narrowly lost a by-election in the Labour seat of Heywood and Middleton.
Douglas Carswell becomes UKIP’s first elected MP 34
2:59 AM — UKIP's Douglas Carswell has become the party's first elected MP, following the Clacton by-election.
9th October 2014
Will we be waking up on Friday to UKIP’s first elected MP? 10
10:29 AM — Voters are going to the polls to elect new MPs in the Clacton and Heywood and Middleton by-elections - seats previously occupied by anti-gay marriage MPs.
8th October 2014
UKIP defends defection of former Christian leader who blames ‘Gaystapo’ for equal marriage 16
1:04 PM — UKIP has defended its acceptance of a former Christian party leader who warned that same-sex marriage amounts to "child abuse".
7th October 2014
Ex-Christian party leader who warns of ‘Gaystapo’ joins UKIP 15
12:19 PM — Former Christian Peoples Alliance leader Alan Craig – who believes same-sex marriage amounts to “child abuse” – says he’s campaigning for UKIP frontrunner Douglas Carswell.
5th October 2014
How a gay bar upset the Mormon church, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week 5
7:31 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Tory Vice Chair Mike Freer: Trade talks with Morocco should be blocked over jailing of gay tourist 24
4:50 PM — Out Tory MP Mike Free has called for trade talks with Morocco to be blocked, after a gay British man was jailed for 'homosexual acts' in the country.
30th September 2014
Ex-Deputy Mayor of London: I will stand up for gay rights in UKIP 20
6:28 PM — Former Deputy Mayor of London Richard Barnes has defended joining UKIP, telling PinkNews that he will continue to fight for equality.
Veteran Tory: Introducing same-sex marriage ‘was a political disaster’ 22
2:29 PM — A veteran Tory MP has said he thought introducing same-sex marriage "was a disaster" politically, as it “looked like a distraction”.
Gay Tory Ex-Deputy Mayor of London defects to UKIP 12
12:25 PM — Former Deputy Mayor of London Richard Barnes has defected from the Tories to UKIP.
27th September 2014
Christian B&B owner who turned away gay couple speaking at UKIP conference 427
4:11 PM — A Christian B&B owner who famously turned away a gay couple is claiming at UKIP conference that she was "punished for believing in marriage".
26th September 2014
Gay UKIP MEP David Coburn calls Scottish Tory leader a ‘fat lesbian’ 25
12:36 PM — Gay UKIP MEP David Coburn has labelled Ruth Davidson, the leader of the Scottish Conservative party, a "fat lesbian".
25th September 2014
Labour accused of protecting ‘paedophiles in Rotherham’ by gay UKIP candidate. 55
5:20 PM — A gay UKIP parliamentary candidate has accused Labour of protecting “paedophiles in Rotherham” and of homophobia.
18th September 2014
Julia Gasper, who called for PinkNews readers to be sectioned, flops in council by-election 42
11:56 PM — Julia Gasper, who called for PinkNews readers to be sectioned under the Mental Health Act, has come last in an Oxford council by-election.
Gay Tory who defected to UKIP selected as parliamentary candidate 32
3:48 PM — Controversial gay author and journalist Peter Whittle has been selected as a UKIP parliamentary candidate.
14th September 2014
The best place to be in the closet, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
6:48 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
8th September 2014
Julia Gasper, who called for PinkNews readers to be sectioned, standing in by-election next week 44
2:42 PM — Julia Gasper, who has called for PinkNews readers to be sectioned under the Mental Health Act, is standing for the English Democrats in an Oxford council by-election next week.
Residents slam ‘whitewash’ investigation into ‘gay marriage causes floods’ councillor 6
1:58 PM — Residents have condemned the decision not to take action against a former UKIP councillor who claimed that same-sex marriage caused flooding.
7th September 2014
Gay-free singing contests, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
6:37 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
5th September 2014
Gay UKIP MEP compares Alex Salmond to Robert Mugabe, claims SNP is ‘fascist’ 23
6:11 PM — Gay UKIP MEP David Coburn has claimed that the Scottish National Party's electoral tactics are "fascist", and compared Alex Salmond to Robert Mugabe.