‘President Obama praised the contribution Irish people had made to the building of America.’ Above, President  Obama with Taoiseach Enda Kenny at  a St Patricks Day reception in the East Room of the White House.  Photograph:  BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

The Taoiseach has bewailed the lot of the undocumented Irish in the United States, those who cannot come home to Ireland for family funerals because t(...)

Janice Atkinson. Ukip has removed the whip from the MEP and axed her as a general election candidate “following allegations of a serious financial nature”, the party said. Photograph: PA

A UK Independence Party MEP who had been running for a House of Commons seat is facing a police investigation after one of her staff was filmed ask(...)

Passengers arrive at Gatwick Airport. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Immigration into Britain from eastern European countries that joined the European Union in 2004 is heavily concentrated in poorly paid occupations in(...)

Premium branding? Ukip’s Nigel Farage takes part in a Paddy Power campaign during the Ryder Cup

Puerile Paddy Power plans to remain an “edgy” brand, according to the bookmaker’s new chief executive, Andy McCue. Will it ever grow up? I reckon the (...)

Ukip migration spokesman Steven Woolfe and leader Nigel Farage  during a speech on immigration. Photograph: EPA/Facundo Arrizabalaga

Britain’s anti-EU UK Independence Party (Ukip) promised on Wednesday to stop “mass immigration” if it has any influence in the next government, saying(...)

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(...)