Kennedy: Lib Dems 'made some important gains'

Former Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy said the party had "made some important gains" in the local elections:


A huge thank you to all the Lib Dem candidates. We made some important gains and our vote is holding up well in our parliamentary seats.


Farage 'will stand in 2015'

UKIP leader Nigel Farage has confirmed that he will stand for parliament in the 2015 general election. He added that his party was "not some little pressure group that will go away."