Farage announces he will not stand in Newark by-election

UKIP leader Nigel Farage has said he will not be standing in the Newark by-election, sparked by disgraced former Tory minister Patrick Mercer's decision to quit over a cash-for-questions scandal.

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Farage abandons Swansea visit following 'scuffles'

ITV News' political editor Tom Bradby is travelling with Nigel Farage and has tweeted the Ukip leader's visit to Swansea has been cancelled due to reports of scuffles in the city centre:

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