Tories slump to just 7 PER CENT in poll on the eve of European elections as Brexit Party surges to 37 per cent - while Labour trail in third behind the Lib Dems

22/05/19 11:38

22/05/19 11:01

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'.

22/05/19 11:00

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'.

22/05/19 10:59

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.

22/05/19 07:55

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.

21/05/19 21:00

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

21/05/19 08:18

Sir Danny Alexander tweeted the photograph of himself alongside his ‘old friends’, the Tory ex-chancellor and former Lib Dem leader Sir Nick Clegg.

20/05/19 20:00

Former deputy prime minister Lord Heseltine has had the Tory whip suspended after saying he would vote Liberal Democrat at the European elections.

20/05/19 17:10

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'.

19/05/19 17:46

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.

19/05/19 12:45

The former deputy prime minister, 86, outlined his support for Bill Newton Dunn in his constituency in Northamptonshire.

19/05/19 11:55

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.

19/05/19 08:15

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.

18/05/19 16:16

The former Ukip leader was in Edinburgh yesterday to address supporters at an EU elections rally just 200 metres from the fast food chain.

17/05/19 21:04

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.

17/05/19 19:27

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.

17/05/19 16:19

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.

17/05/19 16:14

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.

17/05/19 16:12

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.

17/05/19 16:11

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.

17/05/19 16:08

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.

17/05/19 15:55

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.

17/05/19 15:37

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.

16/05/19 20:29

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.

15/05/19 15:06

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.

14/05/19 23:34

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.

14/05/19 17:01

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.'

14/05/19 14:59

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.

14/05/19 01:47

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’.

13/05/19 13:38

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.

12/05/19 10:09

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.

11/05/19 23:05

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.

11/05/19 22:54

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'.

11/05/19 02:07

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.

11/05/19 00:15

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.

10/05/19 01:40

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.

09/05/19 09:29

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.

08/05/19 13:26

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.  

07/05/19 21:30

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.

06/05/19 01:01

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.

02/05/19 20:24

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.

02/05/19 20:09

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'.

02/05/19 07:52

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.

30/04/19 23:32

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.

30/04/19 21:34

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.

30/04/19 09:29

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’.

30/04/19 00:33

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.

29/04/19 16:39

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.

26/04/19 15:47

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'.

26/04/19 08:56

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.

25/04/19 21:56

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'.

24/04/19 14:37

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.

24/04/19 14:36

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.

24/04/19 13:01

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.

24/04/19 12:46

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'.

22/04/19 14:29

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.

22/04/19 08:57

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.

20/04/19 23:48

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...?

19/04/19 00:45

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.

18/04/19 14:01

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.

18/04/19 13:58

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.

17/04/19 10:08

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.

12/04/19 19:17

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'.

09/04/19 17:57

Tory MP Anne Marie Morris said she would review the candidates standing in her Newton Abbott patch before deciding how to vote.

03/04/19 15:18

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.

29/03/19 13:13

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.