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# Nigel Farage

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# factfind
FactFind: Is the EU 'forcing' people to eat 'unhealthy' insects without their knowledge?
Cricket flour is already added to food outside the EU, such as Canadian cheese puffs.
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# nigel farrago
Nigel Farage says he was tricked into saying 'Up the RA'
The GB News presenter said the slogan during a pre-paid social media video.
# UK
Over £200k donated to RNLI in 24 hours after criticism for rescuing migrants in English Channel
The number of people seeking to volunteer with the charity also increased, while some people withdrew their financial support.
# Taken
Nigel Farage's plans to rebrand the Brexit Party have hit a snag
The Reform think tank says the proposed name is already gone.
# Him Again
Nigel Farage is rebranding the Brexit party into an anti-lockdown party
The party which took no seats at last year’s British general election is seeking a new approach.
# brexiteer
Thousands call for huge new Brexit 'lorry park' in Kent to be named after Nigel Farage
Up to 1,700 lorries will be able to park at the new facility, which is under construction next to the M20 in Ashford.
# Brexit
Mairead McGuinness says some of Nigel Farage's colleagues agreed with her cutting him off
The Fine Gael MEP turned off Farage’s mic mid-sentence in the European Parliament during the week.
# European Parliament
'Put your flags away': Mairead McGuinness tells off Brexit Party MEPs for waving Union Flags
McGuiness cut off Farage’s mic mid-sentence for disobeying parliament rules.
# Nigel Farage
Why did the Brexit Party get zero seats in the general election?
“I killed the Liberal Democrats and I hurt the Labour Party,” Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage claimed.
# Up All Night
Boris Johnson has led the Tories to a thumping victory. Here's everything you need to know
It was an exhaustive night of counting and a momentous election for the future of the UK.
# better leave right now
Nigel Farage and Annunziata Rees-Mogg in war of words over MEPs quitting Brexit Party
Rees-Mogg, Lance Forman and Lucy Harris have all left the party to back Boris Johnson’s strategy.
# Mic'd Up
Boris Johnson answers all sorts in radio phone-in but won't say how many children he has
Johnson spoke for almost an hour during the BBC Radio 5 Live show.
# non-aggression pact
Nigel Farage claims he's forged 'Leave alliance' by pulling Brexit Party candidates from all Tory seats
The Brexit party will not contest the 317 seats held by the Conservatives.
# Election
Nigel Farage says he will not stand as MP in upcoming UK general election
Farage is heading up his new Brexit Party into its first general election.
# General Election
Johnson rejects Trump’s advice to form pact with Farage
The British prime minister also said “it’s a matter of deep regret” the 31 October Brexit deadline was missed.
# uk election
Nigel Farage says Brexit Party will contest every seat unless Boris Johnson agrees to form Leave Alliance
Nigel Farage says Boris Johnson should ditch the Brexit deal.
# Social Media
'Everybody assumes we're a bunch of hairy-ass loons': What is the Brexit Party up to?
The Brexit Party is preparing for an election – by using a technology called Pericles, in reference to one of Bojo’s historic heroes.
# Newport
At the Brexit Party's Wales rally, Nigel Farage targets Labour and the backstop - but thinks Juncker is rather fun
In what was an electoral stronghold for the Labour Party, Nigel Farage’s Brexit movement is gathering momentum.
# brexit debate
Nigel Farage says EU's tone is 'emollient' as Martina Anderson dons Irish jersey in EU parliament
“It is certainly not a question of pretending to negotiate”, Barnier warned, as Juncker told MEPs the risk of no deal remains “very real”.
# Brexit
'No deal is the best deal': Nigel Farage unveils 635 Brexit Party election candidates
The Brexit Party announced that it has vetted over 600 candidates for a rumoured autumn general election.
# Court
Man who threw milkshake over Nigel Farage ordered to pay compensation
Paul Crowther (32) threw the milkshake over Farage as he campaigned in Newcastle city centre on 20 May.
# Controversy
Police in the UK are investigating comedian Jo Brand over 'battery acid' joke on BBC radio show
Brand make a joke about throwing battery acid at “unpleasant characters” rather than milkshakes.
# By-election
Brexit Party fails to win first seat in UK by-election
Prime Minister Theresa May is stepping down as Conservative party leader today.
# mates
Nigel Farage says Donald Trump 'is loving his trip' after the pair meet in London
Trump is due to fly to Ireland tomorrow.
# pro-remain
Liberal Democrats top new UK poll, surging ahead of Conservatives and Labour
The Brexit Party and the Greens have also both seen gains.
# Explainer
Game changer for Farage or a win of sorts for Remain? The main talking points from across the water
Farage’s Brexit Party won the most seats but things are more complicated than that.
# Newcastle
Man charged with common assault after Nigel Farage has milkshake thrown over him
Farage had the milkshake thrown over him while he was out canvassing in Newcastle city centre.
Opinion: 'The Farage approach would strip the heart from democracy'
The Brexit Party is leading the polls but has refused to publish a manifesto – that approach poses a threat to democracy, writes Matthew Murphy.
# spilled milk
UK police ask McDonald's restaurant to suspend milkshake sales ahead of Nigel Farage rally
A number of public figures in the UK have had milkshakes thrown at them in public recently.
# brexit party
How Nigel Farage’s new party capitalised on Brexit chaos to surge into the lead in the Euro polls
Only officially established in February, the Brexit Party now looks set to come out on top when the votes are counted.
# factcheck
FactCheck: Did Nigel Farage coin the phrase ‘no deal is better than a bad deal’?
Nigel Farage has claimed that he used the phase repeatedly during the 2016 Brexit referendum campaign.
# out and out lead
Farage claims 'will of the people' is for UK to crash out with no deal as his Brexit party soars in polls
The Conservatives, meanwhile, look set for a battering at the polls this month.
# European elections
Nigel Farage speaks at Brexit Party's first rally, as crowd boos mention of Macron and Obama
When the crowd booed the mention of Barack Obama, Farage said: “I have a friend in the White House who would agree with that.”
# back again
Nigel Farage has launched his new Brexit Party - and there'll be a Rees-Mogg on the ballot
Not that one though … Jacob’s sister Annunziata Rees-Mogg is running for the new party.
# leave means leave
Nigel Farage begins 435km march against 'Brexit betrayal', but admits he won't actually finish it
Around 100 Brexit supporters have joined the march from Sunderland to the House of Commons.
# oxy moron
Nigel Farage declares himself a Brexit Party MEP
The party can contest elections in the UK – and potentially in the European Parliament.
# Out the door
Nigel Farage quits UKIP, says party has become too extreme
The MEP said the party had become fixated on far-right activist Tommy Robinson.
# Nigel Farage
Most Irish people watching TV on Friday watched the Late Late London special
Among the big names on the special episode were Graham Norton and Nigel Farage.
# leave means leave
'I'm back': Nigel Farage is leading a battle bus tour to campaign against a 'cowardly sell-out Brexit'
“Our complacent MPs need to understand just how strongly people feel about being lied to while their wishes are blatantly ignored,” the MEP said.
# Northern Ireland
Nigel Farage denies claims that he's about to join the DUP
Farage will be the guest speaker at a local DUP event in Co Antrim today.