It is remarkable that some in the party are drawing comfort from a rise of just 0.8 per cent in their vote.
Ukip spreading itself too thinly for the Labour vote could result in damaging splits in the People's Army.
There simply isn’t much room for the party to grow on the right.
The poll cited by the nationalists would leave Labour as the largest party.
Ukip could cost Labour several seats next year.
Following the surprise news this week that Douglas Carswell MP has defected from the Conservatives to Ukip, Nigel Farage is anticipating more Tories joining his fold.
Rather than choosing a former Ukip leader as their candidate in South Thanet, the party should have selected a liberal figure capable of winning tactical votes.
Ukip leader plans to run in Tory-held constituency where his party currently polls first.
What do Scotland's First Minister and Ukip's leader have in common? They both fail to realise the modern world has better things to do than squabble over borders.
The Ukip leader led a protest against the European Parliament by standing the wrong way round during Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy”.