Rupert Murdoch 'has dinner with UKIP leader Farage'

The Daily Telegraph is reporting that the News International chairman Rupert Murdoch invited the leader of the UK Independence Party for dinner at his flat in London on Tuesday evening.

Mr Murdoch tweeted this evening about how Nigel Farage, whose party finished a shock second in the Eastleigh by-election, was "reflecting opinion":

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Few days in UK, Italy. Politics both places very fluid, economies going nowhere. New leaders emerging on distant horizon.

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Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, few excellent, frustrated ministers. Farage reflecting opinion. Florence mayor Renzi brilliant young Italian.

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