Following the former Tory MP Neil Hamilton pulling out, Ukip loses its second candidate to fight the South Basildon and East Thurrock seat.
That voters see the party as more left-wing than the Conservatives shows why it can take support off Labour.
With a harassment scandal rumbling on, and its leader's breastfeeding comments, it's been a bad week for Ukip. But it's not the only party failing women.
Ukip's migration spokesman Steven Woolfe on racism, "old Ukip and new Ukip", taking on Labour, and renationalising the railways.
To outsource or not to outsource?
Ukip's woman problem laid bare.
The Conservatives in Thurrock have been accused of "cheap" tactics by putting Ukip candidate Tim Aker's little-used full Turkish name on a campaign leaflet.
Over the coming months and years, this new politics will shake the British establishment to its foundations. It has many faces but a common origin: the growing consensus that the status quo is broken.
Eric Kaufmann, Professor of Politics at Birkbeck College, pens a letter to the White British majority.
The characters change but, essentially, the plot remains the same. The old order is being thrown out. Populists of a leftist, rightist and nationalist bent are thriving.