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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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Ukip made 'favourites' to win Euro elections

Ukip launched a provocative poster campaign ahead of the vote. Credit: John Stillwell/PA Wire

A leading bookmakers has made Ukip favourites to win more votes than any other party at this week's European elections.

William Hill has cut the party's odds from 8/15 down to 2/5 - appearing to indicate that a series of recent controversies has done little to tarnish the party's appeal with voters.

Graham Sharpe, a spokesman for the company, said 40% of all bets struck and 70% of stake money have been for UKIP in the run-up to Thursday's vote.

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