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A guide to Ukip policy as told by Nigel Farage's facial expressions


Ukip’s annual conference is taking place this weekend and with Nigel Farage set to deliver his address it seems timely for a celebration of the leader’s expressive facial features.

The exuberant media-doyenne has a loyal following, and is known for his love of drinking and smoking.

With a number of outspoken MEPs in the party, arguably Ukip needs a boisterous leader, and Nigel Farage certainly lives up to his eccentric image.

In fact, his facial expressions are so passionate, it is possible to find shades of Ukip’s policies reflected in them.*

Here is a guide to Ukip’s likes and dislikes, as told by the facial expressions of Nigel Farage.