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 (...)

Ukip  leader Nigel Farage  with some of the party’s his new councillors during a visit to Basildon, Essex, on Friday. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA

The UK Independence Party has beaten Labour and the Conservatives to win the largest share of the vote in the European Parliament elections.Following (...)

About a quarter of the 462 local council seats were declared after the first day’s counting. Photograph: Rob Stothard/Getty Images

Sinn Féin and the DUP are on course to maintain their respective positions as lead parties of nationalism and unionism in Northern Ireland. How(...)

 A crowd in Croydon waits for Ukip leader Nigel Farage  who didn’t turn up. Photograph: Dan Dennison/Getty Images

Marcon Hibbert and the Endurance Steel Orchestra were hired on Monday evening to play steel drums outside the Whitgift shopping centre in Croydon in s(...)

German Chancellor Angela Merkel: Accused of using euro crisis as a smokescreen. Photograph: EPA/Daniel Naupoldepa

The Berlin headquarters of Angela Merkel’s ruling Christian Democratic Union (CDU) lies on the northern bank of t(...)

North African migrants sit on a deck of the Italian navy ship ‘San Giorgio’ after being rescued at sea off the coast of Libya earlier this month. Photograph: EPA/Matteo Guidelli

New rules on the treatment of migrants who enter the European Union will come into effect this summer as the European Parliament passed a new l(...)

President Michael D Higgins and  Queen Elizabeth  before the banquet held at Windsor Castle. Photograph: Alan Betson

History, good and bad, has happened inside the walls of the Houses of Parliament in Westminster for centuries and then, sometimes, it comes bac(...)

Liberal Democrats leader Nick Clegg delivers his keynote speech at the party’s spring conference in York. Photograph: EPA/Andy Rain

British voters are being offered “bile” and “the politics of blame” by the UK Independenc(...)

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(...)

A screen grab from the Facebook page of the National Independent Party

Ireland’s newest political party, the National Independent Party, has said it favours exiting the euro and opposes economic migration.Formally launche(...)

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