Farage: Walkabout cancelled for 'security reasons'

Nigel Farage has explained that his planned walkabout in Swansea was cancelled due to security reasons relating to protesters gathered in the city.

"When I heard there were scuffles breaking out it was not the right place to be and not the right image for UKIP," the party leader told press.


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.