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Anti-racism protesters crash anti-EU UKIP election launch

By: Eastern Eye Staff

The election campaign launch of Britain’s eurosceptic UKIndependence Party got off to a troubled start on Friday, when protesters accused its leader Paul Nuttall of promoting racist propaganda after he promised to ban full face veils. UKIP, whose former leader Nigel Farage helped drive support for Brexit before last year’s referendum, was once seen as a threat to the ruling Conservative Party. But since Britain voted to leave the European Union, its poll ratings have almost halved from the 12.6 percent votes it won at the 2015 election. Earlier this week, the party came under fire, including from several of its…

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