British euroskeptic party UKIP removes leader Henry Bolton

World / Politics Feb 18, 2018

British euroskeptic party UKIP removes leader Henry Bolton

British euroskeptic party UKIP was thrown into turmoil again on Saturday when its members removed leader Henry Bolton after less than five months in charge following criticism of his leadership and a scandal about racist comments made by his lover. The anti-EU United Kingdom Independence ...

Britain's Brexit firebrand Farage meets Trump in New York

World / Politics Nov 13, 2016

Britain's Brexit firebrand Farage meets Trump in New York

Leading Brexit campaigner and U.K. Independence Party leader Nigel Farage visited U.S. President-elect Donald Trump at his home in New York City on Saturday and a Trump aide said the pair had a "very productive" meeting. "We're just tourists!" Farage joked with reporters after he ...

Cameron suffers blow as lawmaker defects to anti-EU UKIP party

World / Politics Aug 29, 2014

Cameron suffers blow as lawmaker defects to anti-EU UKIP party

British Prime Minister David Cameron suffered a setback on Thursday when a lawmaker from his ruling Conservative Party unexpectedly defected to the UK Independence Party, which wants Britain to leave the European Union. The move, by Douglas Carswell, a Euroskeptic, comes eight months before a ...