Andre Walker

Andre Walker

Andre Walker is the Political Correspondent for Breitbart London, follow him on twitter @AndreJPWalker and Facebook. If you have a story please email awalker at breitbart.com or call +447411 899 090.


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UKIP's £350k-A-Year Clacton Lottery Win

Over the past few weeks Nigel Farage has regularly described Douglas Carswell’s defection and resignation as “the most selfless political act” he had ever seen. But even acts of selflessness can come with benefits, today Breitbart London reviews the game changing benefits the Clacton win will give UKIP. Oct 10, 2014 3:41 AM PT

UKIPs By-Election Results Mask A Huge Tactical Blunder

As exhausted and jubilant UKIP activists head to bed after two hard fought campaigns, they face a very sobering thought: the party’s strategy over the last few weeks probably cost them a seat. From the outset UKIP had thrown money and people at Clacton despite being 40 percent ahead in the polls, resources that would have won them Heywood and Middleton. Oct 9, 2014 7:56 PM PT

UKIP Run A Close Second To Labour In Heywood And Middleton

Labour's Liz McInnes held the seat of Heywood and Middleton in tonight's by-election, after what is likely to be remembered for yet another remarkable UKIP surge. Nigel Farage's party went from a poor fifth place in the 2010 general election to second, beating the traditional Conservative challengers into third. Oct 9, 2014 5:38 PM PT

Labour 'Shocked' By UKIP By-Election Machine

HEYWOOD, United Kingdom – The Labour Party in Heywood and Middleton is "shocked" by the size and professionalism of the UKIP machine at today's by-election according to a party spokesman. Nigel Farage's party had been expected to struggle to run two major campaigns simultaneously but have instead taken the gamble of moving resources out of Clacton on the assumption that a win is certain. Oct 9, 2014 9:55 AM PT

Today's Other By-Election Could Be the Bigger Earthquake

It is fair to say that the whole British political establishment is watching Clacton today to see if Douglas Carswell's gamble of defecting to UKIP and resigning will pay off. Less notable is the Heywood and Middleton by-election in Manchester, which may not have the glamour and drama of Clacton but could be even more significant. Oct 9, 2014 8:24 AM PT

European Commission Approves New Nuclear Plant In Britain

The European Commission has approved the building of the first Nuclear power station in Britain for decades. Hinckley Point in Somerset will now be the home to a vast new power station that will produce 7 percent of the UK national grid and cost up to £16bn. Oct 8, 2014 6:42 AM PT

Murdered Hostage's Brother: Send In Ground Force To Defeat ISIS

The brother of the latest ISIS hostage to be murdered has called on the British government to send in ground forces to defeat his killers. Reg Henning said that he had been through a 'living a nightmare' but had been unable to speak publicly having been 'gagged for nine months'. Oct 7, 2014 9:32 AM PT

Police Investigated For Snooping On Journalists

The Home Office has ordered an investigation into the police, after it was alleged officers misused their powers to circumvent rules protecting journalistic sources. The law protects journalistic sources, but police officers are accused of accessing confidential information using powers granted to them to prevent terrorism. Oct 7, 2014 4:33 AM PT

Feminists Claim Iconic WWII Victory Kiss Statue Depicts 'Sexual Assault'

Feminists are demanding a statue commemorating the end of World War II be removed from Normandy in Northern France because they claim it depicts a sexual assault. 'Unconditional surrender' by J Seward Johnson is based on a photo from VJ day in New York, when a young sailor kissed a woman to celebrate the end of the war. Oct 7, 2014 2:35 AM PT

Queen's Security Put At Risk By Grindr And Tinder Sex Apps Say Police

The Police Royalty Protection Branch are said to be 'deeply concerned' that 'dating' apps like Grindr and Tinder are putting the security of the Royal Family at risk. Staff at Buckingham Palace and St James's Palace are believed to be using the apps to find casual sexual partners who they then invite back to their homes inside the palaces. Oct 6, 2014 9:15 AM PT

Drones Have Located Jihadi John And Hostages But Ground Mission Impossible

British drones are said to have located Jihad John, the terrorist responsible for multiple murderers of western hostages, but a kill or capture mission is impossible. Reaper drones have been deployed in the skies above the territory controlled by ISIS, and they are believed to have spotted both him and his hostages in their orange jump suits. Oct 6, 2014 5:06 AM PT

Clegg: Lib Dems Will Oppose Future ISIS Bombing, Rocking Coalition

Nick Clegg has said the Liberal Democrats would block any further plans to bomb ISIS, potentially shattering coalition unity on the subject. He warned that although his party supported attacks in Iraq against ISIS they would oppose any efforts to expand the mission to include targets in Syria. Oct 6, 2014 3:50 AM PT

Londoners Celebrate Traditional Sheep Drive Despite Celebrity Boycott

Traditionalists took over London Bridge yesterday to exercise their historic right to drive sheep into the city, despite calls for a boycott by animal right activists. Paul O'Grady – who plays the transvestite Lilly Savage – had written to Lord Mayor of London Fiona Wolfe demanding the event be cancelled because of the 'distress' it causes to the sheep. Oct 6, 2014 2:23 AM PT

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