Steven Woolfe

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Paul Nuttall (left) is congratulated by Nigel Farage after he was announced as the new Ukip leader at the Emmanuel Centre in Westminster, London. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Paul Nuttall has been elected by UK Independence Party (Ukip) members to replace Nigel Farage as leader, ending a turbulent period for the party after(...)

Ukip  donor Arron Banks said Nigel Farage’s departure had “caused the pressure cooker to explode”. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Ukip’s biggest donor has warned that the party could be about to die, adding that he is unable to support any of the candidates to succeed Nigel Fara(...)

 Mairead McGuinness MEP: respected by both sides in the European Parliament. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

MEPs gathered in Strasbourg this week for their regular plenary session at the European Parliament. While events were not as dramatic as last time, wh(...)

Ukip party chairman Paul Oakden: dismissed North-West England MEP Steven Woolfe’s resignation as a side issue. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA

Ukip’s chairman has insisted the party remains viable following the departure of Steven Woolfe, the frontrunner to succeed Nigel Farage as leader. Mr (...)

 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 (...)

Ukip MEPs Steven Woolfe  and Mike Hookem. Photograph: PA

Steven Woolfe has been discharged from hospital after an altercation with a fellow Ukip MEP. The North West England representative has claimed his co(...)

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(...)

Nigel Farage: the fisticuffs at the European Parliament capped a chaotic week that saw him return to the helm following the resignation of Diane James after just 18 days as leader. Photograph: Vincent Kessler/Reuters

The news that Steven Woolfe’s injuries are less serious than at first feared has allowed Ukip, after teetering on the brink of tragedy, to lapse back (...)

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(...)

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