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 Ukip MEP Steven Woolfe claimed the party was “ungovernable” without Nigel Farage leading it, and the European Union referendum cause to unite behind. File photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Former Ukip leadership contender Steven Woolfe has announced he has quit the party and had made a police complaint over the altercation with a fellow (...)

Fintan O’Toole: What’s happening across much of the western world right now is that we have whole movements (metaphorically) of 15-year-old adolescent boys. Trump, UKIP and much of the new populist right across Europe have the ludicrous, idiotic swagger of the hormonally deranged schoolboy.

In the world we used to inhabit it would be crucial to know whether Donald Trump really is a serial harasser and attacker of women. But in the worl(...)

UK Independence Party MEP Steven Woolfe lying on a walk-way inside the European Parliament building in Strasbourg on Thursday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

A European Parliament inquiry is to take place into an altercation between two Ukip MEPs in Strasbourg on Thursday which left one of them, Steven Wool(...)

Steven Woolfe lies face-down on a walkway inside the European Parliament building in Strasbourg: he remained in hospital on Thursday night. Photograph: ITV news/AFP/Getty Images

Ukip MEP Steven Woolfe remained in hospital on Thursday night in Strasbourg after sustaining serious injuries during an altercation at a party meetin(...)

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and prime minister David Cameron greet crowds at the ‘Remain’ battle bus campaign at Froebel College of the University of Roehampton. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Weeks after he accused London’s mayor Sadiq Khan of being too close to extremists, David Cameron has joined forces with the Labour politician to call (...)

British prime minister David Cameron: has cited security co-operation as one of the most important benefits of Britain’s EU membership. Photograph: AFP/Getty

They had not started counting the bodies after the attacks in Brussels on Tuesday when Ukip started making political hay and linking the tragedy to Br(...)

Ukip leader Nigel Farage signs a tattoo  of himself on the arm of Kerry Webb during the party’s annual conference  in Doncaster. Photograph: Ian Forsyth/Getty Images

Nigel Farage has claimed there is a 50 per cent chance of Britain leaving the EU because of the migrant crisis in Europe, as he spoke before Ukip’s an(...)