Belfast Telegraph

Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage quits party

Nigel Farage has announced he is quitting Ukip. The former leader said he had made the decision because he is uncomfortable with the direction Ukip has taken in recent months. Mr Farage had previously called for Ukip leader Gerard Batten to be ousted after he appointed English Defence League (EDL) founder Tommy Robinson as an adviser.

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