UKIP leader Nigel Farage said his party wanted to get the number of immigrants coming to Britain back to “normality.” Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

Britain’s UK Independence Party has set out its immigration policy ahead of a national election on May 7th, dropping an idea to cap numbers but saying(...)

Former boxing promoter Kellie Maloney giving an emotional speech during the Ukip Spring Conference at the Winter Gardens in Margate, Kent. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Kellie Maloney, once known as tough-talking boxing promoter Frank Maloney, was given a standing ovation by UK Independence Party (Ukip) supporters (...)

Nigel Farage, leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party, addresses the 42nd annual Conservative Political Action Conference. Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Nigel Farage, leader of the UK Independence Party, was warmly received at a major US conference of conservatives with a message denouncing EU immigra(...)

Ukip’s leader, Nigel Farage, during the party’s conference at the Winter Gardens in Margate, Kent.  Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

Sean MacPherson will throw knives at his girlfriend Dumitrita Tudorache as she spins on a revolving plate when “The Circus of Horrors” comes to Margat(...)

A still from the video of Chelsea football fans repeatedly pushing the man off a Paris Metro train on Tuesday night. Photograph: Guardian/AFP/Getty Images

A Franco-Mauritanian office worker, identified as 33-year-old Souleymane S, has filed a formal complaint with French police after learning that the G(...)

Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson has said Northern Irish MPs are “of equal status to MPs elected in any other part of the United Kingdom... After this election, there is a real possibility that Northern Ireland MPs could have a crucial role in the formation of the next United Kingdom government.” Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Plans by four UK broadcasters to exclude the Democratic Unionist Party from TV general election debates are “inexplicable” since there is “a real poss(...)

Prime Minister David Cameron says he will only participate in TV election debates if the Greens and perhaps the Scottish National Party are invited to participate. –  Photo.  PA Wire

Unlike us, the British know when their next election is going to be. The lifetime of each Westminster parliament is now fixed by statute and the elect(...)

Election hopeful: Al Murray, the Pub Landlord, who intends to stand in the general election. Photograph: Press Association

Nigel Farage, the leader of the UK Independence Party, has built his political career on the back of an image of being an ordinary man who is happiest(...)

 ‘In Germany establishment parties have ruled out co-operation with Pegida, the German acronym for “Patriotic Europeans Against Islamisation of the West”.’ Supporters of the Pegida movement waves flags while they gather for a march in their first Berlin demonstration,  following  marches in Dresden.  Photograph:  Carsten Koall/Getty Images

Barely a week gone, and 2015 has already not proved a good advertisement for European tolerance and multiculturalism. Mosques have been bombed in Swed(...)

Dara Calleary:   ‘The EU must reassert itself as a union that has people at its heart, as opposed to a union that places an increasingly flawed economic vision above all else.’  Photograph: Frank Miller

Fianna Fáil in government should “question and challenge” the European Union to a greater extent than any party in power has done previously, a party(...)