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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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Protesters greet Ukip in Swansea amid 'scuffles'

Protesters have been pictured gathering in Swansea city centre ahead of Nigel Farage's planned walkaround - which has now been cancelled amid reports of scuffles.

Channel 4 News correspondent Andy Davies reports that Nigel Farage is now heading straight to the Liberty's Stadium to avoid the scenes.

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