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.
27th December 2014
The Times names Nigel Farage ‘Briton of the Year’ 194
1:47 PM — UKIP leader Nigel Farage has been named 'Briton of the Year' by the Times newspaper.
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.
22nd December 2014
UKIP candidate complains a ‘homosexual donkey’ tried to rape his horse 33
3:07 PM — A UKIP parliamentary candidate has complained that a gay donkey once tried to rape his horse.
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.
UKIP expels councillor over undisclosed ‘jaw-dropping’ comments 41
12:44 PM — A UKIP councillor in Thanet has been expelled from the party, after making undisclosed comments in an interview, thought to be derogatory.
20th December 2014
UKIP’s new policy is weird, even for them 20
1:33 PM — A branch of the UK Independence Party has accidentally come out against the UK.
19th December 2014
Ex-UKIP candidate: There is a witch hunt against working class people who say ‘poofter’ and ‘chinky’ 74
7:56 PM — A former UKIP candidate who stepped down after being criticised for using the word "poofters" to describe gay people has said this week has proven that there is "a witch hunt against working class people," who use such words.
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.
18th December 2014
Former UKIP candidate: Liverpool FC is ‘cursed by God’ for supporting Pride 5
3:14 PM — Paul Rimmer, a former UKIP candidate, has said that Liverpool FC is cursed by God because the club attended this year's Liverpool Pride.
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.
Did this UKIP spokesman really just compare Nigel Farage to Jesus? 44
11:51 AM — UKIP's Commonwealth spokesman who previously equated same-sex adoption to "child abuse", has spoken in a bizarre interview to compare Nigel Farage to Jesus, and deny being homophobic.
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.
UKIP election official: I spend half my time weeding out the lunatics 26
11:57 AM — UKIP's long-suffering elections official has complained that he spends half his time trying to make sure 'lunatics' aren't running as candidates.
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".