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Is UKIP Headed For A Post-Farage Split?

news.sky.com — First the decision and within minutes the recriminations. The National Executive Committee's verdict to exclude Stephen Woolfe because he was "ineligible as a result of a late submission" is part of much wider power struggle within UKIP.

Woolfe Blocked From UKIP Leadership Race

news.sky.com — Three members of UKIP's ruling body have resigned after leadership favourite Steven Woolfe was barred from standing because his application was 17 minutes late. The decision has triggered allegations of a "coup" to change the direction of the party after the departure of Nigel Farage, who backed Mr Woolfe, and tipped UKIP into civil war.

UKIP Tips Into Civil War Over Leadership Race

news.sky.com — UKIP is on the verge of civil war over the possibility former favourite Steven Woolfe will be excluded from running as party leader. The suggestion has laid bare deep divisions within UKIP, with party members and officials briefing against each other in the race to succeed Nigel Farage.

PM Holds Brexit Meeting To Get Economy Firing

news.sky.com — Theresa May's Brexit committee will meet for the first time as it looks to gear the country up for leaving the European Union. The Prime Minister will chair the meeting of the new committee, which will focus on building up Britain's industrial strategy and promote growth across the country.

Questions Over Cameron's 'Chumocracy' Honours

news.sky.com — The honours system, cloaked in its majestic ceremonies, has for centuries been used to reward the great and good, an award for exceptional achievement or service. But for almost as long it has also been steeped in political controversy, with accusations of corruption and cronyism - accusations levelled at David Cameron's leaked resignation list, which includes dozens of his special advisers and staff.

Evans Backs 'Unknown' For UKIP Leadership

news.sky.com — Former UKIP leadership favourite Suzanne Evans says she has "given up hope" of leading the party as she endorsed a little-known female councillor to replace Nigel Farage. Ms Evans, who is still suspended from UKIP and can't actually vote, is supporting Cambridgeshire councillor Lisa Duffy, to move the party away from its "hard Right" politics.

Labour MP: Corbyn Tried To 'Bully Me'

news.sky.com — A Labour MP has accused leader Jeremy Corbyn of trying to bully him, after apparently considering using his family against him.

PMQs: May Confident, Commanding... Even Funny

news.sky.com — "She is exactly like Thatcher" bellowed a veteran political journalist after Theresa May's first Prime Minister Questions. Her withering attacks on Corbyn's leadership, "a boss who doesn't listen to his workers, a boss who asks workers to double their workload, a boss who exploits the rules?

How To Become The New Conservative Leader

news.sky.com — Let the race begin. Well almost... The 1922 Committee executive has agreed that the forthcoming Tory leadership race should follow the same rules as the 2005 election which saw David Cameron elected. That would mean nominations opening on Wednesday evening, after a full meeting of the backbench 1922 committee and closing on Thursday lunchtime at 12 noon.

New Conservative Leader: How Will It Work?

news.sky.com — Let the race begin. Well almost... The 1922 Committee executive has agreed that the forthcoming Tory leadership race should follow the same rules as the 2005 election which saw David Cameron elected. That would mean nominations opening on Wednesday evening, after a full meeting of the backbench 1922 committee and closing on Thursday lunchtime at 12 noon.
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Aug 25, 2016

BREAK: Ronnie Draper, General Secretary of Bakers' union BFAWU affiliated to Labour, has been suspended cannot vote in leadership election.

Aug 25, 2016

In London, percentage of those born outside the UK stand at 37% - @ONS.

Aug 25, 2016

In 2015, 13% of the usually resident population of the UK were born abroad, which compares with 9% in 2004.

Aug 25, 2016

BREAK: Net migration of EU citizens to UK was 180,000 DOWN 4,000 in year to March 2016.

Aug 25, 2016

BREAK: Net migration DOWN 9,000 on previous year to 327,000, still near all time record high.

Aug 25, 2016

Want to WATCH Nige meets Donald and that speech? Here it is in FULL:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OS8yKmAO6n8  (6 mins) via @TomBoadle (always worth a follow)

Aug 24, 2016

Lots of attacks on me for questioning Corbyn today. Here are my thoughts on why it's important. What you think? http://news.sky.com/story/xx-10550047 

Aug 24, 2016

BREAK: @Nigel_Farage to share a platform with @realDonaldTrump tonight, will not endorse him, there to tell the Brexit story.


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