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26 December 2014 Last updated at 11:44

UKIP chair regrets National Front pastFile photo of a supporter wearing a United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) badge

The UKIP chairman in the Kent seat where leader Nigel Farage hopes to become an MP says he regrets his past membership of the National Front.


A City Link vanCity Link closure 'disgraceful'

The Christmas Day announcement that parcel delivery firm City Link had gone into administration was "disgraceful", a union says.

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Mark D'Arcy Article written by Mark D'Arcy Mark D'Arcy Parliamentary correspondent

The next Parliament: Coalition 2.0 or confidence and supply?

It is beginning to dawn on MPs and peers quite how difficult it is likely to be to govern after the next election.

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Nick Robinson Article written by Nick Robinson Nick Robinson Political editor

UKIP - power struggle, not soap opera

All the bizarre news stories that have emerged from UKIP in recent days reflect a power struggle within a party that aspires to hold the balance of power after the next election.

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James Landale Article written by James Landale James Landale Deputy political editor

Autumn Statement: Osborne's political balancing act

George Osborne's challenge is simple to explain but hard to achieve. He will want to use the poor borrowing figures to try to convince voters that the recovery is still too fragile to risk any change of government. But he will want to avoid voters concluding that his failure to fix the deficit at the pace he intended means that it might be time to give Labour a go.

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