Former leader of UK Independence Party (UKIP) Nigel Farage. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Trinity College Dublin’s Historical Society’s auditor has apologised for his decision to award its gold medal to former UKIP leader Nigel Farage. Mr(...)

In a sign of the need to unite Ukip,  new leader Henry Bolton, a little-known former Army officer, used his keynote speech to the party conference in Torquay to declare that the present rate of immigration is “unacceptable” and to  claim British culture was being “swamped” by multiculturalism. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Mass immigration and Islam are harming British culture, claims Ukip’s new leader, who says there should be no cap on the number of migrants who can co(...)

UK Independence Party newly elected leader Henry Bolton: left no doubt Ukip’s choice was a rejection of Anne Marie Waters’s campaign against Islam. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty

The cheer that went up around the Riviera conference centre when Henry Bolton was announced as Ukip’s new leader on Friday was as much an expression o(...)

A still  from a video for Anne Marie Waters’s Ukip leadership campaign.

Anne Marie Waters describes herself as “passionately, loyally, resolutely and proudly British”, but as her accent testifies, she is a Dubliner who gre(...)

Anne Marie Waters: has described Islam as “evil”. Photograph: Ole Jensen/Corbis via Getty Images

The United Kingdom Independence Party will announce its new leader on Friday after a bitter contest that threatens to tear the party apart. Former lea(...)

Anne Marie Waters, founder of Sharia Watch and candidate for the leadership of Ukip. Photograph: Tony Margiocchi/Barcroft Media

Irish-born candidate Anne Marie Waters may become the new leader of the UK Independence Party (Ukip), when the result of a party ballot is announced o(...)

Conor during his stay in the Royal Brompton Hospital.

Memories of my time as a cancer patient are increasingly difficult to gauge as I move further away from my surgery on March 1st last, after 10 months (...)

Charles Tannock MEP: “I deeply regret the Brexit outcome. It was done on a slim majority on a broad franchise. And there were a pack of lies and false promises made.” Photograph: Wikipedia

With a grandmother born in Dublin in 1895, Charles Tannock is one of the thousands of people who has used his relatives to secure an Irish passport i(...)

Britain’s Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn. Photo: Reuters

The decision of the Britain’s Labour party to change its stance on Brexit is significant. Pulling back from the detail, it is clear that the party is (...)

 Anne Marie Waters, founder of Sharia Watch and candidate for the leadership of Ukip. Photograph: Tony Margiocchi/Barcroft Media

An Irish-born candidate for the leadership of the UK Independence Party, Anne Marie Waters, has rejected criticism of her as a “neo-fascist” during te(...)