2nd April 2015
UKIP candidate blames ‘Facebook hack’ for homophobic and racist comments 11
12:46 PM — A UKIP candidate has blamed a 'hacker' for posting offensive remarks on his Facebook page - that were written over a period of several years.
1st April 2015
UKIP ‘investigating’ candidate over alleged homophobic Facebook posts 17
7:11 PM — UKIP is probing allegations that one of its prospective MPs made a series of homophobic and anti-Muslim Facebook posts.
Another UKIP candidate quits after David Coburn compares Muslim politician to terrorist 6
5:28 PM — Another UKIP candidate has quit, condemning the party's failure to sack MEP David Coburn for comparing a Muslim politician to a terrorist.
31st March 2015
Anti-UKIP protesters targeted by Britain First ‘thugs’ in revenge attack 65
4:31 PM — Anti-UKIP activists who last week protested Nigel Farage at a pub have now been targeted by far-right group Britain First, who vowed to protect the UKIP leader.
30th March 2015
Is the Queen handing out leaflets for UKIP? 39
2:27 PM — The Queen has travelled all over the world as Head of State - but one place we'd be surprised to find her is backing Nigel Farage.
28th March 2015
Kellie Maloney warns UKIP: Don’t become a ‘party of cavemen’ on gay rights 29
6:53 PM — Trans ex-UKIP candidate Kellie Maloney has said her party needs to "live in the real world" on LGBT issues - or it will become a "party of cavemen".
27th March 2015
Former chair of UKIP’s LGBT group labels the party a ‘cult’ 15
1:04 PM — The former chair of the LGBT group for UKIP has called the party a "cult" that is "too willing to entertain biggots"
Gay UKIP candidate quits in protest after David Coburn’s ‘terrorist’ joke 8
12:44 PM — A prospective MP has quit UKIP in protest, after MEP David Coburn compared a Muslim politician to a terrorist.
26th March 2015
How many UKIP supporters agree with same-sex marriage? 2
11:35 AM — The British Social Attitudes report has shown a surprising percentage of UKIP supporters back same-sex marriage.
24th March 2015
UKIP replace Janice Atkinson with Labour defector 4
6:46 PM — UKIP has named Labour defector Harriet Yeo as its new general election candidate, replacing expelled MEP Janice Atkinson.
UKIP’s Janice Atkinson expelled from party over bogus expense claims 11
10:18 AM — UKIP MEP and general election candidate Janice Atkinson has been expelled for bringing the party into disrepute over allegations of bogus expense claims.
22nd March 2015
LGBT in UKIP condemns HIV protesters who chased Nigel Farage out of pub 442
8:59 PM — LGBT in UKIP has condemned a group of protesters who chased Nigel Farage out of a pub.
Nigel Farage brands HIV protesters ‘scum’ after being chased out of pub 266
5:20 PM — Nigel Farage has branded protesters led by HIV activists as "scum" - for invading a pub where he was having lunch.
Nigel Farage: I’ve been utterly ruthless at weeding out unsuitable candidates 11
12:49 PM — UKIP leader Nigel Farage has claimed he has been "utterly ruthless" at weeding out unsuitable parliamentary candidates.
21st March 2015
UKIP candidate resigns, citing ‘open racism and bullying’ 8
2:56 PM — One of UKIP's prospective MPs has resigned - citing a culture of 'open bullying' within the party.
Tory Leader of the House of Lords: It is impossible to forget the wrong we’ve done to gay people 13
1:40 PM — The Leader of the House of Lords, Baroness Stowell of Beeston, has said it will be impossible to forget the "wrong" done by the Conservatives through policies such as Section 28.
20th March 2015
No ‘brain fade’ for Natalie Bennett in PinkNews Debate question about Green housing policy 3
3:55 PM — Natalie Bennett appeared better briefed on her party’s housing policy at an election debate on Thursday evening, after struggling to explain it in a recent interview.
Police investigating UKIP MEP Janice Atkinson over ‘financial irregularities’ 7
3:06 PM — Senior UKIP MEP Janice Atkinson has been suspended by her party over alleged "financial fraud" - and is facing a police investigation.
Natalie Bennett: UK’s relationship with Saudi Arabia is a disgrace 19
2:17 PM — Natalie Bennett has attacked the UK's "disgraceful" relationship with Saudi Arabia, where gay men can face the death penalty.
Tory peer Baroness Stowell: It is impossible to forget something as wrong as Section 28 8
2:03 PM — At the PinkNews debate, Baroness Stowell urged voters to focus on the Conservative party's recent record on LGBT rights.