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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."

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Tory councillor questions direction after UKIP success

UKIP's success local elections has led one defeated Conservative councillor to question the direction David Cameron has taken the party.

Alexis McAvoy told ITV News that the Conservative leader needs to appeal to traditional Conservatives, and hear their concerns about immigration and the European Union.

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