Nigel Farage

Regional News • Europe • United Kingdom
Nigel Farage has been reported to police for alleged break of quarantine rules
Nigel Farage has been reported to police for alleged break of quarantine rules
Credit: Nigel Farage screenshot Facebook

The former leader of the Ukip party Nigel Farage has been reported to the police by Liberal Democrat acting leader Sir Ed Davey. Farage had posted a video on social media on Saturday showing him outside. Sir Ed Davey argued that from it is known through Farage's "social media posts that he was in America on 20 June, and he was pictured at a Trump rally that evening. Given the current requirements for visitors returning to the UK to isolate for 14 full days on their return, Nigel Farage appears to be in violation of the quarantine".

Regional News • Americas • United States
United States congressman launches investigation on why Nigel Farage was at Trump rally despite Covid-19 travel ban
Screenshot of Nigel Farage's Tweet, announcing his arrival in the United States
Screenshot of Nigel Farage's Tweet, announcing his arrival in the United States Credit: @nigel_farage via Twitter

The former member of the European Parliament and former leader of the UK Independence Party Nigel Farage has attended the Donald Trump Rally in Tulsa. United States congressman Bennie G Thompson who chairs the committee on homeland security has now requested all documents and information on why the politician has been allowed to travel to the United States despite the ban on all travel from the United Kingdom due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Farage had gotten an exception under the "national interest" clause.