Ukip website vanishes after ‘technical problem’

UKIP has blamed a technical problem for the disappearance of its official website overnight.

Ukip leader Nigel Farage. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Visitors to this morning were greeted with a holding page of the service provider, with no access to any of Ukip’s pages.

It led to speculation on social media that the party had not paid the bill for the domain name.

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But a Ukip spokesman said: “We have had a technical problem with the website overnight, it is being worked on currently and we will get it back up as soon as possible.”

The website is now back online.


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