Steven Woolfe, Ukip’s candidate in Stockport, where the party took just 2.2 per cent of the vote

One of Steven Woolfe’s grandmothers, Christine Kelly, came from outside Naas in Co Kildare; the other was Jewish. One of his grandfathers was an Ameri(...)

The vote was hardly an auspicious start for Mr Juncker, under fire in his first month in office both over his role when Luxembourg leader and over a potential conflict of interest as head of a Commission examining tax avoidance

The European Commission’s new president, Jean-Claude Juncker, comfortably has survived a no-confidence vote brought over news that Luxembourg had lure(...)

Britain’s prime minster, David Cameron, and home secretary Theresa May speak to Home Office immigration enforcement officers at a property in Slough where six immigrants were arrested yesterday. Photogrpah: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

A plan by Britain’s prime minister, David Cameron, to tighten restrictions on benefits to unemployed European Union immigrants is to be investigate(...)