UKIP

What’s behind the Boris Johnson show?

13 December 2014 9:00 am

To interview the Mayor of London is to witness an extraordinary performance

How to fix Britain’s immigration crisis (without leaving Europe)

13 December 2014 9:00 am

The crisis is real. And we can solve it without leaving Europe

Dear Mary solves problems for Jim Broadbent, N.M. Gwynne, Jesse Norman and others

13 December 2014 9:00 am

Once again Mary has invited some of her favourite figures in the public eye to submit personal queries for her…

Easy divorce has been catastrophic for British children (and I say this as a divorcee)

29 November 2014 9:00 am

Would you find it difficult to remain friends with someone if he or she suddenly revealed that they intended to…

Paddington review: put your mind at rest - no one gets marmalade up the bum

29 November 2014 9:00 am

‘Please look after this bear,’ reads the famous label hanging round Paddington’s neck, and this film does that, admirably, handsomely,…

How America’s right wing is becoming a lot more like Britain’s

22 November 2014 9:00 am

America’s right wing is becoming a lot more like Britain’s

The Tories are paying the price for their swagger over the Rochester by-election

15 November 2014 9:00 am

In a corner of the Ukip campaign office in Rochester, a light-up orb is spinning, with the words ‘Vote Mark…

It’s not just Ed Miliband. Labour’s on the wrong side of history

15 November 2014 9:00 am

Thanks to globalisation, ‘progressive’ politicians have nowhere to turn

Ukip is a party for people who hate London. That’s why Labour should be scared

8 November 2014 9:00 am

It is interesting that neither Scotland nor Wales have been much bitten by the Ukip bug. The supposedly sensible view…

The shameful truth: Britain lets in far too few refugees

8 November 2014 9:00 am

Britain’s appalling record on refugees is a moral failure, and national disgrace

Ukip’s Patrick O’Flynn on the ‘genius’ Nigel Farage and why Douglas Carswell’s votes won’t set party policy

8 November 2014 9:00 am

Patrick O’Flynn praises ‘genius’ Nigel Farage, and puts Douglas Carswell in his place

How to fight Ukip

1 November 2014 9:00 am

In the 2005 general election this magazine supported the Conservatives, with one exception — we urged voters in Medway not to…

Forget Ukip – what we need is some ostracisms

1 November 2014 9:00 am

For all Nigel Farage’s appealing bluster, he is never going to be in a position to get us out of…

Rand Paul is like Nigel Farage – except he might win

1 November 2014 9:00 am

Rand Paul combines a dull, reassuring manner with a Ukip-like insurgent appeal. It could take him to the presidency

It’s not just Ukip that’s changing Cameron’s mind about immigration

25 October 2014 9:00 am

It is easy to mock David Cameron on immigration. Under pressure from the public and from Ukip, he’s having to…

How Cameron could make the EU a winning issue (and why he won’t)

25 October 2014 9:00 am

I don’t think the PM will really campaign for an EU exit. But he still has the best chance of getting one

Russell Brand and Nigel Farage remind me of myself five years ago

25 October 2014 9:00 am

I’m often asked by other free school proposers what lessons I’ve learnt over the past five years. Any pearls of…

Portrait of the week

18 October 2014 9:00 am

Home Checks began at British airports for passengers who might have come from west Africa with Ebola fever (even though…

Ukip is here to stay – especially if Labour wins

18 October 2014 9:00 am

British politics is rather like one of those playground games of football where one match is being played lengthways and…

Reading the comments on my Ukip columns, I finally understand the Nazis

18 October 2014 9:00 am

Like many, I’ve always been a bit baffled by the story of the rise of Nazism. The Germans I’ve met…

Ukip is in the middle of the most cynical political repositioning ever

18 October 2014 9:00 am

I think I’ve cracked it. If you want to springboard your minor political party into the mainstream and take British…

Why it won’t be Ukip’s fault if Cameron loses

18 October 2014 9:00 am

Ukip tried to play fair with Cameron. But he wouldn’t even talk to us

Who are Ukip’s new voters? The kind of people who decide elections

11 October 2014 9:00 am

An opinion poll to be published next week will reveal that Labour leader Ed Miliband is slightly less popular with…

Ukip's logo is quite successful – in communicating a spirit of gung-ho crapness

11 October 2014 9:00 am

Now that the conference season is over, we can compare not just the party policies, but their logos too. Last…

Why the real winner from George Osborne’s ‘Google tax’ could be Nigel Farage

4 October 2014 9:00 am

George Osborne’s promise to crack down on multinational companies’ avoidance of UK taxes by the use of impenetrable devices such…