21st May 2015
Gay UKIP mayoral hopeful cleared of sexual assault allegations 4
9:54 PM — A gay UKIP candidate who was charged following a sexual assault on a homeless Bulgarian man has been acquitted.
Former UKIP deputy leader: Art exhibition is a ‘death threat’ against me 11
5:34 PM — Former UKIP deputy leader Lord Monckton, who previously claimed gay people sleep with "as many as 20,000" people, has said an art exhibition featuring a tombstone with his name on it is "a death threat".
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'.
16th May 2015
UKIP MEP David Coburn just compared Nigel Farage to Winston Churchill 26
4:59 PM — A likeness Nigel Farage might appreciate, he has been compared to World War II Prime Minister by UKIP MEP David Coburn.
UKIP MP: Farage’s comments about HIV-positive migrants were ‘ill advised’ 15
11:34 AM — UKIP's only MP Douglas Carswell has described the use of HIV positive migrants to "highlight the problem of health tourism" by party leader Nigel Farage as "ill advised".
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.
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.
Police investigate allegations of electoral fraud in South Thanet 9
3:21 PM — Police are looking into allegations of electoral fraud in South Thanet, the Parliamentary seat UKIP leader Nigel Farage failed to gain last Friday.
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.
Here’s how the new Cabinet voted on same-sex marriage 26
2:26 PM — As David Cameron appoints his new Cabinet, we take a look at how they voted on same-sex marriage.
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.
Could Angela Eagle be the first lesbian Labour leader? 10
3:07 PM — Rumours are circulating that Angela Eagle plans to throw her hat in the ring for the Labour leadership.
8th May 2015
Does the UK now have the most LGB elected MPs in the world? 45
5:19 PM — According to new research, the number of LGB MPs elected to the House of Commons today means the UK has the most in the world.
Ed Miliband stands down as Labour leader 31
12:16 PM — Ed Miliband has confirmed that he is to step down as the leader of the Labour Party following disappointing results at the general election.
Nick Clegg celebrates same-sex marriage as he steps down as Lib Dem leader 11
11:40 AM — Following a devastating defeat for the Lib Dems at the general election this week, Nick Clegg has announced his resignation as party leader, noting same-sex marriage as one of the party's greatest achievements.
Nigel Farage confirms resignation as UKIP leader 61
11:29 AM — Nigel Farage has officially announced his resignation as UKIP leader.
First out gay Lib Dem MP Stephen Williams loses his seat 1
10:48 AM — The Liberal Democrats' first out gay MP Stephen Williams has lost his Bristol West seat after a devastating night for his party.