UKIP leader Nigel Farage claimed a "sea change" in British politics as they gained more than 140 council seats in the local elections.
There is no question that the day belongs to UKIP and Nigel Farage. The party has gained over 100 seats and won about a quarter of the vote.
The Conservative Party has a habit of turning a drama into a crisis. Especially when the background to the drama is Europe.
Nigel Farage talked about the price of fame to our political correspondent Phil Hornby - he can't slope off for a quiet beer any more. He was speaking at UKIP's regional conference for the South East.
UKIP celebrated their recent election successes at a regional conference for the South East in Eastbourne. Our political correspondent Phil Hornby was there too.
Lively debate as politicians from our region discuss the fall-out from the recent elections. And where does Nigel Farage want to stand as an MP? Guests include John Denham (Lab) Mark Reckless (Con) Diane James (UKIP) and Jasper Gerard (Lib Dem).
As Nigel Farage MEP, newly-elected for the South East heads to Brussels with his so-called People's Army of UKIP representatives, we look back at his career.
Ukip will have four MEPs from the South East region. This item, which contains flash photography, has interviews with Ukip and other newly elected MEPs.
SouthEast result confirmed: 4 UKIP 3 Con 1 Lab 1 Green 1 Lab http://t.co/HUkpCtSPh4
Pitsea North West ward in Basildon
Lib Dems: 33
UKIP has taken two seats on Basildon Council. They are the Nethermayne and Pitsea North West wards.
A UKIP councillor who blamed storms and flooding on the legalisation of gay marriage has been expelled from the party.
Town councillor David Silvester, from Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, caused uproar when he made his comments in a letter to a local newspaper.
He claimed the country had been 'beset by storms' since the passage of the new law on gay marriage because Prime Minister David Cameron had acted 'arrogantly against the Gospel'.
Mr Silvester was suspended from UKIP following his comments, but today the party confirmed he had been expelled.
A UKIP councillor who sparked controversy by blaming recent floods on gay marriage has been targeted by protesters.
Police are investigating an incident where eggs were thrown at the home of David Silvester.
A "rainbow banner" was also attached to the wall of Mr Silvester's house in Henley-on-Thames.
Insp Mark Harling, of Thames Valley Police, told the Henley Standard the incident was "pointless" and that officers were investigating.