The one constant in the media coverage of the local elections in the UK (being held on 2 May), is that the big winners will be Ukip, the Euroscpetic party headed by Nigel Farage, a party once denounced as being at the jokier end of the political spectrum, but who still managed to outclass the Labour Party in the European Parliament elections in 2009, and who now have their sites on the ruling Conservatives; as the public mood shifts towards an increasingly anti-EU rhetoric, where even the sup...


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