UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage speaks to the media after the declaration of the Newark by-election at Kelham Hall near Newark. UKIP came second in the byelection but trailed the Conservatives by 7,000 votes. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Reuters.

British prime minister David Cameron has won a significant by-election in England, beating the UK Independence Party by some 7,000 votesThe result in (...)

The leader of Britain’s United Kingdom Independence Party (Ukip), Nigel Farage (centre), celebrates with well-wishers during a stop at a pub to greet newly elected councillors in Basildon, southern England yesterday. Photograph:  Andrew Winning/Reuters.

British voters will “live with the consequences for years” if they fail to switch their votes to the Tories, George Osborne warned as he said the part(...)

British business secretary Vince Cable speaking during the Liberal Democrats’  spring conference at the Barbican Centre in York. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Eurosceptic Conservatives and the UK Independence Party’s opposition to European Union member(...)

Ukip (United Kingdom Independence Party) leader Nigel Farage delivers a speech on the City and Europe, at Fishmongers Hall, in central London. Photographer: Tal Cohen/EPA

The leader of Britain’s anti-EU party appealed to the financial services industry today to back his campaign for a European Union exit, saying Europea(...)

Ukip leader Nigel Farage has admitted he made “a mistake” by setting up a trust fund in an off-shore tax haven. Mr Farage, who has previously spoken o(...)

A UKIP candidate’s rosette during the local elections count at Oaklands Snooker Club in Cinderford, Gloucestershire for the Gloucestershire districts. Photograph: Tim Ireland/PA Wire

The UK Independence Party won seats from prime minister David Cameron’s Tories and their Liberal Democrat coalition part(...)