Nigel Farage fails to show up to a 'carnival' in Croydon

UKIP leader Nigel Farage failed to show up to a 'carnival' in Croydon today after reportedly saying he wouldn't feel safe. Arguments broke out at the Whitgift Centre among UKIP supporters as the news emerged.

A steel band, booked by UKIP for the event, told ITV News' Deputy Political Editor Chris Ship that they wouldn't have played anyway if they'd known it was a UKIP event.

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Safety fears mean Nigel Farage misses Croydon rally

Ukip candidates and supporters have clashed with protesters and campaigners at a street rally in Croydon.