21st October 2014
BBC DJ who banned Frankie Goes to Hollywood denies UKIP song is racist 18
11:23 AM — Former BBC Radio 1 DJ Mike Read, who famously banned Frankie Goes to Hollywood’s classic anthem “Relax”, denies his UKIP Calypso song is racist.
20th October 2014
Polish man rescues UKIP’s European Parliament group from collapse 15
5:03 PM — UKIP's European Parliament group is set to be revived, after a Polish MEP faction collapsed last week.
18th October 2014
UKIP’s Godfrey Bloom, who called lesbian ‘a queer’, quits party because it’s ‘too politically correct’ 14
2:31 PM — Former MEP Godfrey Bloom has quit the United Kingdom Independence Party - claiming it has become too "politically correct".
17th October 2014
UKIP could lose £1m a year after European Parliament group collapses 15
10:06 AM — The political group at the European Parliament set up by the UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage, has collapsed, which could cost the party £1 million a year in public funding.
15th October 2014
UKIP deselects candidate over ‘cruelty to sheep’ 88
7:16 PM — UKIP, which has stood by members who made homophobic statements, has deselected a candidate over cruelty to sheep.
14th October 2014
Tory MP: UKIP risks encouraging homophobia and racism in Britain 41
2:45 PM — Sarah Wollaston has condemned Nigel Farage’s remarks that migrants living with HIV should not be allowed to enter Britain and warns UKIP is "enabling" people to express "homophobic or racist sentiments".
UKIP deputy leader: ‘We face problems caused by migrants with HIV’ 37
12:51 PM — UKIP deputy leader Paul Nuttall has defended Nigel Farage’s remarks that migrants living with HIV should not be allowed to enter Britain.
Tory MP Conor Burns: I’m not defecting to UKIP
11:17 AM — Conservative MP Conor Burns says he’s not defecting to UKIP, despite a “good chat” with Nigel Farage.
13th October 2014
UKIP MEP: Britain should ban migrants with ‘highly dangerous diseases’ like HIV 30
9:55 AM — A UKIP MEP has repeated sentiments by his party leader that migrants with HIV should not be allowed into the UK, but went further to say the virus is "highly dangerous".
12th October 2014
How to be the next Conchita Wurst, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week 1
9:08 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
UKIP’s Roger Helmer, who claimed gays ‘undermine’ marriage, calls for privacy after visit to alleged brothel 106
1:52 PM — Married UKIP MEP Roger Helmer - who claimed gay people "undermine" marriage - has appealed for "privacy" after a tabloid newspaper published a report claiming he visited a 'sleazy' massage parlour.
UKIP MP Douglas Carswell: Banning migrants with HIV is not a serious suggestion 15
11:13 AM — Newly-elected UKIP MP Douglas Carswell has claimed that Nigel Farage’s call to ban people with HIV from entering the UK wasn't "serious".
11th October 2014
New UKIP MP Douglas Carswell backs Nigel Farage’s call for HIV migrant ban 100
3:06 PM — Newly-elected UKIP MP Douglas Carswell has backed Nigel Farage's call to ban people with HIV from entering the UK.
Tory MP: Same-sex marriage to blame for UKIP gaining MP 29
1:20 PM — Conservative MP Sir Edward Leigh has claimed that same-sex marriage is partly responsible for UKIP gaining their first ever elected MP.
10th October 2014
Outcry after Nigel Farage calls for migrants with HIV to be banned from the UK 24
11:50 AM — UKIP leader Nigel Farage has been accused of "wilful ignorance", after he called for a blanket ban on people with HIV entering the UK.
Nigel Farage: Ban HIV positive migrants from entering the UK 160
9:24 AM — UKIP leader Nigel Farage has been accused of "a new level of ignorance", after proposing a blanket ban on people with HIV entering the UK.
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".