Face of the day

‘Now leave… or else’: Victorious Farage threatens to unleash his Brexit party at General Election after Tories and Labour are humiliated in Euro vote after failure to deliver on result of referendum

  • Mr Farage’s movement surged to victory across the country while Labour and the Conservatives slumped
  • The ex-UKIP leader said ‘never before in British politics has a new party launched six weeks ago topped polls’ 
  • The Liberal Democrats and Greens also made gains while Labour came third and the Conservatives fifth
  • In an embarrassing blow to Jeremy Corbyn, Labour were beaten by the Lib Dems in his Islington backyard 
  • The Brexit Party were in first place in Newcastle and Cardiff which voted Remain in the 2016 referendum