A year after almost winning the Eastleigh by-election, Ukip didn't gain any council seats there.
The party has gained 82 seats in the local elections, but Labour is making dramatic progress in London.
Tim Wigmore visits Stoke-on-Trent to investigate the reasons for the BNP's decline - and wonders whether Ukip stand to benefit.
One day Nigel Farage will occupy the same position in our cultural memory as Chris Eubank. But until then, the left must stand up to Ukip.
A first look at this week's magazine.
It's not anti-immigrant populism Scots are immune to, it's English nationalism.
The Labour leader won't U-turn if Ukip win the European elections.
The Chancellor's denouncement of those who want to "pull up the drawbridge and shut Britain off from the world" applies to a significant number in his own party.
The Labour leader is being pushed to be less ambiguous in his criticism of the Ukip leader.