UKIP

The transatlantic flirtation behind Ukip’s sudden meltdown

27 June 2015 9:00 am

What’s happened to poor Ukip? Not so long ago, they seemed unstoppable. They were revolting on the right, terrifying the…

Peter Oborne’s diary: My Pakistan cricket tour, and what the ‘no’ campaign needs

6 June 2015 9:00 am

For the first time since the terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan team six years ago, a Test match side…

Nigel Farage’s Diary: the fallout from the elections

23 May 2015 9:00 am

The aftermath of a general election is a difficult time for any party leader, unless like Mr Cameron you have…

Nigel Farage cannot lead the Out campaign

23 May 2015 9:00 am

When I was asked to write this article I intended to start by saying that Nigel Farage had to choose…

'One nation' politics works. Just ask Nicola Sturgeon

16 May 2015 9:00 am

As David Cameron lined up beside Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband at the Cenotaph on the day after the general…

Portrait of the week

16 May 2015 9:00 am

Home David Cameron, the Prime Minister, soon got used to the surprise of the Conservatives being returned in the general…

What Labour needs to do is estrange its awful voters

16 May 2015 9:00 am

And so now we have to suffer the epic delusions, temper tantrums and hissy fits of the metro-left. They simply…

The two Labour tribes preparing to go to war

16 May 2015 9:00 am

The Labour party is in a worse position today than after its defeat in 1992. Then, the electorate sent Labour…

Why I'd never own a rabbit hutch – or vote Green

2 May 2015 9:00 am

‘I suppose,’ said my dad philosophically, ‘I could always vote Green.’ ‘Oh, for goodness sake! Not you as well!’ I…

Call me insane, but I’m voting Labour

18 April 2015 9:00 am

Quite often when I deliver myself of an opinion to a friend or colleague, the reply will come back: ‘Are…

The awful rise of 'virtue signalling'

18 April 2015 9:00 am

Go to a branch of Whole Foods, the American-owned grocery shop, and you will see huge posters advertising Whole Foods,…

Won't somebody please try to win this election?

11 April 2015 9:00 am

The age of two-party politics is over: we know that because everyone keeps saying so. We are entering an era…

How Ukip became the incredible disappearing party

28 March 2015 9:00 am

The establishment drive to marginalise Ukip has been under way for three months now, and it has having its effect.…

Raised by Wolves review: council-estate life but not as you know it

21 March 2015 9:00 am

Journalist, novelist, broadcaster and figurehead of British feminism Caitlin Moran, who writes most of the Times and even had her…

I have the right to raise my monsters as I wish

14 March 2015 9:00 am

I was on the phone to Girl, thinking of something interesting to tell her. ‘Oh yeah,’ I said. ‘And this…

How to make Ukip supporters love green policies

14 March 2015 9:00 am

Few people know this, but hidden within the FedEx logo, between the E and the x, there is a small…

What Ukip wants: get Farage elected, then prepare for a Labour collapse in the north

7 March 2015 9:00 am

In Ukip’s Mayfair headquarters there is a copy of Banksy’s monkey with the sign around its neck: ‘Laugh now, but…

No one wants to fight a national campaign. This will be the least general election in years

28 February 2015 9:00 am

There’s normally an easy way to tell which party is losing a general election campaign. Whenever one side starts telling…

UKIP: The First 100 Days, Channel 4, review: a sad, predictable, desperate hatchet job

21 February 2015 9:00 am

Just three months into Ukip’s shock victory as the party of government and already Nigel Farage’s mob are starting to…

Nigel Farage’s diary: How I survived Dry January

31 January 2015 9:00 am

Dry January is tougher than it sounds. Well, for me anyway. It’s now been some 28 days since I’ve had…

Why the Greek election could decide Britain's next government

17 January 2015 9:00 am

Before the eurozone crisis, Greek elections didn’t receive much attention in Westminster. At the moment, however, the polls from Athens…

Reasons for Ed Miliband to be cheerful (we had to stretch a bit)

3 January 2015 9:00 am

Election omens Reasons for Ed Miliband to feel confident in 2015: — Only three parliaments since 1945 have run to…

Even Ukip don't dare break the unhealthy consensus on the NHS

3 January 2015 9:00 am

There’s an irony about Ukip’s rise. Nigel Farage party’s popularity is driven by a widespread sense that the main parties…

A year ago, I had big plans to unite the right. This year, I’m keeping my ambitions more modest

3 January 2015 9:00 am

This time last year, I wrote an article saying my main project in 2014 would be to unite the right.…

From coalition to chaos – get ready for the age of indecision

13 December 2014 9:00 am

A recent email from Samantha Cameron started an intriguing debate in the Prime Minister’s social circle. It was an invitation…