EU ELECTIONS NEWS, POLLS AND UK CANDIDATES
Boris Johnson, Nigel Farage and Russia will combine to destroy the European Union, their chief Brexit negotiator in Brussels claims
Guy Verhofstadt has said the rise of populism and the far-right could bring down the Union by 2024 if they cannot be replaced by a 'new vision of the EU'.
Donald Tusk told to keep his 'nose out' and stop 'meddling in our democracy' by furious voters after he urges Britons to back Change UK in the European elections to keep 'the UK in the EU'
The EU Council President, who said there is a 'special place in hell' reserved for people who promoted Brexit without a plan, backed Jan Rostowski claiming he would make a 'great MEP for London'.
'Buy one, get one free!': Brexit Party's EU election success will topple both May AND Corbyn, vows Farage (to a 3,000-strong crowd who snaked down the street waiting to see him)
Nigel Farage told a crowd of about 3,000 at Kensington Olympia, west London, that both Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn would face the axe after the European elections.
In a desperate last throw of the dice, yesterday Theresa May announced several measures which appear to run counter to the Brexit strategy she has developed over the past couple of years.
May's Brexit sweeteners threaten a summer of turmoil: Britain faces months of political wrangling ahead of possible second referendum if PM's new bill passes
After her pitch today of a New Deal appeared to appease approximately no-one in Westminster politics it seems that the vote will herald the end of her Premiership and spark a furious period of politics
Lib Dem love in! Sir Danny Alexander joins Nick Clegg for a photo with 'old pal' George Osborne - sparking complaints the ex-Treasury minister is 'hurting' his party's chances in the EU elections
Sir Danny Alexander tweeted the photograph of himself alongside his ‘old friends’, the Tory ex-chancellor and former Lib Dem leader Sir Nick Clegg.
Ex-Tory Deputy Prime Minister Lord Heseltine, 86, has the party whip suspended after saying he would vote Lib Dem in Thursday’s Euro elections as the Conservatives are ‘infected by the virus of extremism’
Former deputy prime minister Lord Heseltine has had the Tory whip suspended after saying he would vote Liberal Democrat at the European elections.
Pope condemns modern ‘throwaway culture’ and calls for life to be protected ‘until its natural end’ as French doctors turn off Catholic quadriplegic’s life-support against parents’ wishes
The parents of quadriplegic man Vincent Lambert, who has been in a vegetative state since a car accident in 2008, say the decision to end his life at a hospital in Reims, France is 'shameful'.
The UK's most senior police chief for hate crime Mark Hamilton (pictured), said the atmosphere is 'incredibly febrile' at the moment and politicians should be careful not to stoke tensions.
The Tories 'have been infected by virus of extremism' warns Michael Heseltine as he vows to vote Lib Dem in Euro elections - as polls show Farage is set to give May a drubbing and Boris is on his way to be next PM
The former deputy prime minister, 86, outlined his support for Bill Newton Dunn in his constituency in Northamptonshire.
May will STILL push for a customs union: PM will make a 'bold offer' to Labour MPs in last-gasp attempt to get her Brexit deal over the line
Theresa May will make a ‘bold offer’ to Labour MPs on staying close to Brussels trade laws indefinitely in a last-gasp attempt to get her Brexit deal over the line.
On Thursday, Britain votes in the European elections. If the opinion polls prove to be even remotely accurate, they will be won decisively by the Brexit Party, writes DAN HODGES.
Police order McDonald's to stop selling milkshakes near Nigel Farage rally amid fears protesters would throw them at the Brexit Party leader
The former Ukip leader was in Edinburgh yesterday to address supporters at an EU elections rally just 200 metres from the fast food chain.
How will the Brexit endgame play out? With more twists and turns than Game of Thrones, the UK faces another turbulent few months as politicians do battle over the country's fate
Theresa May is facing the imminent end of her premiership after Tory MPs said she must set a schedule for her departure early next month.
Farage blasts BBC over lack of Brexit Party coverage as Question Time episode fails to feature one of its candidates despite it LEADING the polls just days before the European elections
The episode, filmed in the Scottish town of Elgin, featured a panel predominantly from the country including Tories, Labour, the SNP and the Lib Dems plus a Brexiteer lawyer.
Brexiteer ringleader Iain Duncan Smith says EU elections must NOT happen and suggests Tories could BOYCOTT them as he urges the PM stand down in May after delaying Brexit
The former party leader has said Tories could boycott next month's EU elections and said it was 'impossible to justify' the idea of British politicians standing when the UK is supposed to be leaving.
Tory candidates abandon the Conservatives for Nigel Farage's Brexit Party - with up to FORTY MEPs plotting to defect amid fears of a 'disaster' in May's EU elections
The Conservatives are facing an exodus as up to 40 EU election candidates are believed to be defecting to the Brexit Party, with Farage saying others have pledged their vote in private.
Fed up of milkshakes Tommy? Hard-right activist Robinson eats an ice cream ahead of his Blackpool Euro election campaign rally
Tommy Robinson, 36, was spotted treating himself to an ice cream while campaigning to become an MEP for the North-West in the upcoming European Parliament elections this month.
Hopeless ... Dear Leader was a slave to his script: HENRY DEEDES sees the wheels spin off Jeremy Corbyn's EU elections launch
HENRY DEEDES: Corbyn had dragged himself to Kent University to launch his party’s EU elections. The location was outside Rochester, a pro-Leave constituency just beyond the M20.
Facebook shuts down string of right-wing 'fake news' accounts accused of spreading anti-migration and anti-Semitic messages in Italy ahead of EU elections
More than half of the pages, which had a total of almost 2.5m followers, supported the far right anti-immigrant League Party or the anti-establishment Five Star Movement, activists claimed.
Defiant May will bring back Brexit vote BEFORE European elections in two weeks as she desperately tries to see off embarrassing defeat at hands of Nigel Farage - and cling on to her job
A senior backbencher suggested that he expected ministers to bring forward the Withdrawal Agreement Bill - required to ratify her deal in law - in the 'near future'. But some Tories fear it is a trap.
Theresa May on track for the worst General Election result in Tory Party history - as Brexit Party is predicted to win more votes than Labour and Conservatives COMBINED in European elections, polls say
Nigel Farage's new party is slated to win 34% of the vote in European elections - compared to just 21% for Labour and 11% for the Conservatives.
No trendy ad agencies required! How the Brexit Party devised its clever arrow logo in-house by 'knocking a few ideas around' (and it cost nothing)
The symbol of Nigel Farage 's movement is a forward-pointing arrow with the party's name written inside will win them more votes next week, an award-winning British designer has said.
Proof no one's listening! Bungling officials interrupt PMQs with a fire alarm 'test' and a warning message sending MPs into hysterics
A siren rang out in the Commons as Tory MP Antoinette Sandbach addressed Mrs May, pictured laughing with Philip Hammond, Amber Rudd and Sajid Javid after the alarm went off.
Tory MP Crispin Blunt calls for a pact with Nigel Farage's Brexit Party if there is a general election saying 'otherwise Brexit doesn't happen'
Crispin Blunt said that the Tories should make an 'accommodation' with the Brexit Party. He stopped short of suggesting a coalition but proposed a deal where the party runs in non-Tory seats.
Fury at New European editor for ageist tweet that showed a photo of Brexit Party supporters with the comment 'bring a mop to clear up all the leaked p*** afterwards'
In a since-deleted tweet Matt Kelly posted a picture from a Nigel Farage event also pocked fun at the age and ethnicity of those present. He later apologised saying: 'It was meant to be light-hearted.'
Nigel Farage and Brexit Party MEPs WON’T get coveted Parliamentary passes if they win Euro elections under Lords plans to strip them of rights
The House of Lords authorities have recommended that the perk be stripped away - sparking claims that they are trying to shut out anti-establishment politicians.
Senior Brexit Party official 'defended' far-Right's Tommy Robinson and suggested Islamophobia is 'made up'
Nigel Farage was forced to distance himself from one of his senior party officials last night after it was claimed he had defended Tommy Robinson and suggested Islamophobia was ‘made up’.
The Brexit Party’s newest weapon: Ex-model and Tory councillor defects after 45 years to join Nigel Farage because ‘the electorate is furious, it’s time for change’
Nikki Page, 63, has ditched the party after being a member for 45 years and defected to Nigel Farage's Brexit Party over Theresa May's failure to get the UK out of the EU.
Tony Blair tells voters who can't stomach Corbyn's 'hopeless' Brexit leadership NOT to vote Labour in European elections
The former Labour leader said he had met many people on the campaign trail who told him they 'could not' vote for Labour because of its ambiguity over Brexit.
Which Cabinet Minister’s wife is backing Brexit Party? Senior politician boasts that his own wife will be voting for Nigel Farage at European elections
The Brexit Party are tipped to sweep to victory in the poll, in a major blow to the Tories who are haemorrhaging support to the new group led by the Leave stalwart.
Change UK demands 'reasonable voices from the centre ground' are heard in the election as it writes to BBC chief over 'impartiality' concerns
The political party wrote to Director-General Lord Hall, urging the broadcaster to 'ensure a fair approach is taken... so that reasonable voices from the centre ground of British politics can also be heard'.
Top Tory donor gives £200,000 to Nigel Farage's surging Brexit Party and defiantly blasts ‘the stormtroopers of the politically correct Brexit reversal conspiracy'
Financier Jeremy Hosking, 60, who owns a major share of Crystal Palace Football Club, said he has given £200,000 over the past two to three weeks.
'The 17 million who voted for Brexit aren't all angry, racist, 50+ year-old men': Young Brexiteers hit back after Question Time teen was accused of being 'unrepresentative of young women' for backing Farage's party
Law graduate Femi Oluwole attacked Emily Hewertson, 19, after she appeared on Question Time last night to voice her fury at the Conservatives over the failure to get Britain out the EU.
'Anti-Semitic' vandal sprays 30ft swastika on business HQ of Jewish Brexit Party candidate whose father survived the Holocaust
Lance Forman, who is the son of a Holocaust survivor, returned from a trip to the United States on Wednesday morning to find the east London office vandalised with Nazi iconography.
Lifelong Tory supporter who appeared on Channel 4's The Secret Millionaire will stand as a Brexit Party candidate
Mike Greene, a local benefactor and trustee of Peterborough cathedral, will fight the June 6 by-election. A victory would give Nigel Farage’s new party its first seat in the Commons.
'She is without doubt not just the worst PM in my lifetime, but the most dishonest': Nigel Farage tears into Theresa May for keeping Britain tied to the EU and tells GMB Westminster 'doesn't get how angry this country is'
Nigel Farage has branded Theresa May the most dishonest Prime Minister of his lifetime over her handling of the country's exit from the EU and slammed Tories for not getting rid of her.
Labour and Tories face polls disaster as it's confirmed Britain WILL take part in EU Elections: May's deputy admits there is 'not enough time' to sort out Brexit before May 23 - with Farage miles ahead
While parties have been gearing up to fight the election for weeks, The Government has until now still been insisting publicly that Brexit could happen in time to avoid sending voters to the polls.
Brexit Party raises £2million in a month thanks to 85,000 registered backers paying £25 each, claims Nigel Farage
Nigel Farage has claimed the Brexit Party has raised nearly £2million in donations, despite only launching a month ago. The leader said the money came in through its UK membership.
EXCLUSIVE: New Brexit Party treasurer is father of glamorous ex-Page Three model married to controversial financier Nat Rothschild
Phillip Basey, accountant and father of ex-topless model Loretta, has been appointed as the new Treasurer for the Brexit Party after the previous incumbent was removed over anti-semitic posts.
Nigel Farage's Brexit Party surges to a NINE point poll lead ahead of the European elections as he rules out a bid to become an MP because he is too BUSY
The Eurosceptic party is now on 30 per cent, up from 28 per cent in a week, according to a survey by YouGov. Mr Farage ruled out a tilt at a seat in the Commons, saying it was 'impossible'.
Tories may ESCAPE a local election mauling as Farage’s Brexit party is not on the ballot paper leaving scant choice for Leave backers, polling expert says
Polling expert Sir John Curtice said the absence of Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party and a shortage of Ukip candidates in the local elections was a ‘silver lining’ for Theresa May.
Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party will aim to get its first MP by standing in Peterborough if disgraced former Labour politician Fiona Onasanya is kicked out for lying to police
Onasanya, 35, is the subject of a recall petition after refusing to quit after being jailed for lying to police over a speeding ticket. If 10 per cent of eligible voters sign it a by-election is triggered.
Brexit Party MEP candidate is blasted for defending IRA bombers who killed two boys in one of the towns she may end up representing
Claire Fox, now a European elections candidate, was a leading member of the far-left Revolutionary Communist Party which defended the IRA's Warrington bombing on March 20, 1993.
Martin Clarke has stepped down and does not have another job to go to.He previously worked for private equity companies, where his robust approach earned him the nickname ‘the sledgehammer’.
SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Brexit Party snubs Bill Cash's daughter Laetitia, 45, but the glamorous Tory It girl insists she is 'relieved' not to be standing in the European Elections
Much to their brothers' dismay, Annunziata Rees-Mogg and Rachel Johnson have been unveiled as star candidates for next month's Euro-elections – for the Brexit Party and Change UK respectively.
Tory MP admits he can 'well understand' why angry Conservative voters will back Nigel Farage's Brexit Party in the May Euro elections
Backbench MP Michael Fabricant said when Britain goes to the polls for the European election on May 23 it will become a second referendum for angry Eurosceptics.
Farage reveals his latest Brexit Party candidates: Ex lads' mag editor, opera singer abused for wearing an anti-EU bag on the Tube and a black gay businessman who 'is tired of Leave voters being portrayed as white, homophobic, racists'
New candidate Louis Stedman Bryce, 44, pictured today, said democracy was being 'betrayed' and is 'tired' of the way Brexit voters are portrayed as 'white, homophobic, racists'.
Nigel Farage says Brexit Party WILL stand in next General Election: Leader says he will use the EU elections as a 'springboard' to take on Tories and Labour
Mr Farage (pictured in London yesterday) and his newly founded party - established after his break with UKIP - has come first ahead of Labour and the Conservatives in some opinion polls.
'They'll long for the days when it was just Nigel Farage': Tommy Robinson announces he will stand as an MEP in the European elections to 'represent the working class of England'
The former EDL leader, 36, will go up against candidates in the north-west and took a swipe at Nigel Farage , whose new Brexit Party is doing well in the polls, calling him: 'Just another millionaire'.
Ex-Tory standing for the new pro-EU party Change UK is forced to quit as a candidate over offensive comments about Romanian pickpockets
Ali Sadjady (pictured), a former Tory standing for the new pro-Remain party in the European Parliament elections, was accused of hate speech against EU members.
Why as a lifelong leftie I've joined Team Nigel: CLAIRE FOX explains her reasons for standing as a European election candidate in The Brexit Party
CLAIRE FOX: You’d struggle to find a pair of more unlikely political bedfellows than the former Ukip leader and myself, a former Trotskyist who spent her youth agitating for a workers’ revolution.
Second Change UK candidate quits in 24 hours after offensive tweets about a 'crazy black wh***' and 'low hanging fruit' Gary Glitter emerge
Joseph Russo stepped down as a Change UK candidate for Scotland after 24 hours for his own 'mental health' - but the party said his departure was agreed because of 'offensive' historic tweets.
Change UK group plots to destroy the Lib Dems and hoover up their members, MPs and donors, leaked memo reveals
The group of former Labour and Tory MPs, known as TIGgers, states that its objective is to defeat the Lib Dems so there is just a ‘single party for 'progressive politics'.
Brexit Party to launch a 'northern attack' on Labour heartlands says Nigel Farage after Tom Watson backed calls for a second referendum
Nigel Farage, leader of the new Brexit Party, said any notion of a second referendum would be a ‘total insult’ to the five million Labour supporters who voted Leave.
ANDREW PIERCE: Will Widdecombe waltz into the Brexit party? Ex-minister, a Tory for 55 years, could be on the verge of joining the 40% of Conservative councillors willing to back Farage
Having already unveiled Annunziata Rees-Mogg, whose brother Jacob is the high priest of the UK's Tory Brexiteer MPs, Farage is hinting he has some other big names up his sleeve.
The Trotskyist, the ex-retail boss and the woman they call 'Boadicea': Who else is joining Annunziata Rees-Mogg in standing for Nigel Farage's new Brexit party?
Annunziata Rees-Mogg will be joined by June Mummery, Ben Habib, Richard Tice, John Longworth and Dr Alka Sehgal Cuthbert in the UK's Brexit Party. But who are they...?
Tories re-select two MEP candidates who support a second referendum for the European elections - despite their calls for Brexit to be cancelled
Sajjad Karim, who has described Brexit as ‘madness’, will be top of the party’s candidates list in the North West of England. While Charles Tannock (pictured), is on the ballot paper in London.
'Excited' Nigel Farage revels in the 'very good start' his Brexit Party has enjoyed as it tops the polls AGAIN ahead of the EU elections
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said it was clear the 'public are warming to us' and he moves to crush both the Tory party and his old force Ukip.
Brexit Party surges into the LEAD in the race for the European Elections: Nigel Farage's brand new group storms ahead of the Tories AND Labour after a top pollster predicted it could win its first election
A second YouGov survey on the state of the party's ahead of EU Parliament elections shows the Brexit Party rising dramatically from 15 per cent to 27 per cent.
Tories face European election disaster as THREE THOUSAND people apply to be MEPs for Change UK - while three more Ukippers flee to join Nigel Farage’s new Brexit Party
Change UK, which was launched by the Independent Group's 11 MPs, plans to whittle the list down to a shortlist of 100 before choosing who to put forward for the UK's 73 seats.
Farage launches the Brexit Party and unveils his secret weapon... Rees-Mogg's little SISTER: Ex-'Cameron cutie' Annunziata, 40, stuns the Tories by defecting just HOURS before vowing to take on 'far-right' UKIP in EU elections
Nigel Farage has vowed to take votes from the 'tarnished' party he left in December and started a new war of words with successor Gerard Batten by claiming he lacks 'good people'.
'Spartan' Tory MP hints she might vote Nigel Farage's Brexit Party at European Parliament elections amid demands May allow a No Deal on Friday
Tory MP Anne Marie Morris said she would review the candidates standing in her Newton Abbott patch before deciding how to vote.
'This is an ongoing arms race': Mark Zuckerberg admits he may not be able to stop malicious actors using Facebook to interfere in European elections
Mark Zuckerberg told Irish journalists that Facebook will use a range of measures to ensure the European parliamentary elections in May are not disrupted, but cannot guarantee success.
Independent Group of defecting MPs appoints Heidi Allen as leader and registers to be a full-blown party called Change UK so it can stand candidates in EU elections
The Electoral Commission confirmed it had received the application. It takes up to 30 days to process - leaving Change UK in a race against time ahead of the deadline for standing candidates of April 24.