Ukip will be the star in dramatic upset

“Despite revelations over the questionable views of his candidates and officials, an on-air grilling about the employment of his German wife and accusations of a ‘racist’ poster campaign, Nigel Farage remains on course for one of the greatest upsets in political history in next month’s European elections,” says Jane Merrick in The Independent on Sunday.

In a YouGov poll for The Sunday Times, Nigel Farage’s Ukip gained the lead for the first time with 31% support, three points ahead of Labour, leaving the Tories trailing a distant third on 19%. Later, a ComRes poll for ITV showed Ukip leading [...]

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