UKIP leader Nigel Farage out of Eastleigh by election

UKIP leader Nigel Farage has declared himself out of the Eastleigh by election on Twitter. He said: "I will not be standing in the Eastleigh by election but UKIP will be fielding a candidate."

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Chris Huhne MP officially resigns

The MP for Eastleigh, Chris Huhne, has resigned - after changing his plea to guilty on charges of perverting the course of justice at Southwark Crown Court today.