Nigel Farage

Portrait of the week: European elections, milkshake attacks and British Steel buckles

25 May 2019 9:00 am

Home The country went to the polls to elect Members of the European Parliament and express its loathing for the…

What punishment can you expect for throwing a milkshake at a politician?

25 May 2019 9:00 am

Milkshakes and other missiles What can the man who threw a milkshake over Nigel Farage in Newcastle expect as a…

On milkshakes

25 May 2019 9:00 am

Should we make it illegal to study the social sciences? Imagine the amount of tendentious rubbish we could erase from…

'I must be off my rocker': Nigel Farage on the campaign trail

25 May 2019 9:00 am

What’s next for the Brexit party?

I'm starting to have doubts about Nigel Farage

18 May 2019 9:00 am

The echo chamber is the defining characteristic of this berserk and entertaining political age: squadrons of foam-flecked absolutists ranting to…

A lament for the UK and the US

11 May 2019 9:00 am

New York   Here’s a question for you: if your wife, husband, girlfriend, boyfriend, toy boy even, lied repeatedly to…

Will Nigel Farage’s Brexit party sink the Tories?

4 May 2019 9:00 am

The threat from Farage’s Brexit party is growing

Portrait of the week: Brexit party launches, Assange is arrested - and Notre Dame burns

20 April 2019 9:00 am

Home Although the latest date for Brexit had been postponed by the European Council until Halloween, 31 October, the government…

How Orbán duped the Brexiteers

22 September 2018 9:00 am

Why are Brexiteers so easily duped by authoritarians in Hungary and Poland?

The horror of post-Brexit Britain: Perfidious Albion, by Sam Byers, reviewed

4 August 2018 9:00 am

Edmundsbury, the fictional, sketchily rendered town in which the action of this novel takes place, is part of a social…

Ukip is back thanks to the Chequers backlash

28 July 2018 9:00 am

How the party plans to take advantage of the Chequers backlash

This is Ukip’s Britain. The rest of us just live in it

27 January 2018 9:00 am

The Tories are dancing on the party’s grave while adopting its philosophy

An independent Britain's top priority: staying friends with the EU

1 April 2017 9:00 am

Leaving the EU is the signal for a new form of cooperation with Europe

Portrait of the week

4 March 2017 9:00 am

Home Sir John Major, the former prime minister, made a speech at Chatham House in which he called the referendum…

The real reason Nigel Farage hates Douglas Carswell

4 March 2017 9:00 am

If the British establishment really wants to troll Ukip, then I suppose it ought to give Douglas Carswell a knighthood…

I’m starting to think that Brexit will kill Ukip

28 January 2017 9:00 am

Perversity is a much undervalued British trait, much more redolent of our real psyche than queuing, drinking tea or being…

Nigel Farage's groupies party in DC

28 January 2017 9:00 am

On Wednesday afternoon I went to the British embassy in Washington for ‘a tea and champagne reception’ to mark the…

Give a gong to Farage, not a flatulent embarrassment like Victoria Beckham

14 January 2017 9:00 am

There are Dames and there are dames. Dame Vivien, an old friend, became one for her philanthropy. Dame Edna, the…

What can Nigel Farage be planning to wreck in 2017?

10 December 2016 9:00 am

One remark from the Christmas party season knocks insistently around my head. It came from Nigel Farage on a staircase…

The seven moments that lost the referendum for Remain

10 December 2016 9:00 am

If any of the following had happened, Remain could have won

It’s weird when your friend becomes leader of the free world

10 December 2016 9:00 am

It’s weird being friends with someone who suddenly becomes President of the United States, not least for the reflected glory…

Ed Balls, Nigel Farage, Ruby Wax and Bill Bryson bring their problems to Dear Mary

10 December 2016 9:00 am

From Rt Hon Gisela Stuart MP Q. I keep getting into arguments with people about what being a Labour MP…

Does any Supreme Court judge represent the 17.4 million Brexit voters?

26 November 2016 9:00 am

It is not self-evidently ridiculous that Nigel Farage should be the next British ambassador to the United States. The wishes…

If you’re not about mob rule, Nigel, don’t call out your mob

12 November 2016 9:00 am

If you’re aiming to refute the suggestion that you can’t comprehend the difference between mob rule and the rule of…

The metropolitan elite must lead the way

1 October 2016 9:00 am

How does one join the Liberal Metro-politan Elite? What should be the qualifications? I must be an LME member because…