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Farage: 'People are concerned if Romanians move in'

UKIP Leader Nigel Farage has issued further apologies today for his controversial comments about Romanian immigrants. Farage said people "shouldn't be concerned, but they probably are concerned, particularly if they live in London."

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Miliband: Farage is offensive but not racist

Ed Miliband has said he does not believe Nigel Farage is racist - but described remarks he made as "deeply offensive".

The Labour leader's comments come as Farage defended controversial remarks that he would be concerned if a group of Romanians were to move in next door to him.

Miliband said Farage's remarks were "a racial slur". Credit: BBC / The Andrew Marr Show

When asked whether UKIP leader Farage was racist, Mr Miliband told Sky's Dermot Murnaghan: "Personally, I don't think so.

"I think his remarks he made were deeply offensive ... I think they were a racial slur but I don't think of Nigel Farage as a racist himself."

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