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Nigel Farage: Ukip 'wants our country back'

Nigel Farage has unveiled Ukip's manifesto for the upcoming General Election, pledging to introduce a referendum to "free" Britain from the European Union, adding: "Then, only then, can we truly control our borders."

The party leader also promised an £18 billion "tax giveaway", including plans to raise the income tax threshold for lower and middle earners and abolish inheritance tax.

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Ukip supporters jeer journalist over 'black faces' question

A journalist was jeered by Ukip supporters after a question over the number of black people featured in the party's manifesto.

At this morning's launch event, Telegraph Chief Political Correspondent Christopher Hope asked Nigel Farage: "Are you happy that the only black face in the [manifesto] document is on the overseas aid page?"

There were then loud groans and boos, before a group of ethnic minority supporters then stood up in defiance, prompting widespread applause from the party faithful, including leader Nigel Farage.

Before the question - which Farage did not answer - Hope tweeted a picture of the page in question.

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