8 moments that show Ukip is no stranger to controversy

January 22, 2018

Ukip faces the prospect of finding its seventh leader since the EU referendum, although embattled leader Henry Bolton has said he will not quit. Here’s a recap of some of the most notable incidents from the party’s history.


MPs vote down animal sentience clause

January 16, 2018

MPs have voted down a new clause to put protections for animal sentience into Brexit legislation, despite fears the Government’s plans will not come into effect quickly enough.


Chelsea Manning files for US Senate bid in Maryland

January 14, 2018

Chelsea Manning intends to run for the US Senate in Maryland, returning the transgender former soldier to the spotlight after her conviction for leaking classified documents and her early release from military prison.