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UKIP candidate suspended

UKIP candidate Alex Wood, 21, has been suspended from standing in elections for Somerset County Council after photos appeared on his Facebook account apparently showing him making a Nazi-style salute.

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Alex Wood says many comments are 'untrue'

Speaking to ITV West Country about the alleged 'Nazi' photo row, Mr Wood said 'a lot of what has been said is not true'. He also told our reporter that he was now receiving a lot of phone calls. The 21-year-old, until now a UKIP candidate for Blackmoor Vale, lives with his parents in North Dorset.

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