Britain's UKIP suspends European member of parliament in expenses row

March 20, 2015 10:49 AM

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LONDON, March 20 (Reuters) - Britain's UKIP said on Friday it had suspended one of its members in the European parliament over what it called "allegations of a serious financial nature", a potentially damaging scandal weeks before a national election.

The anti-European Union party suspended Janice Atkinson over a report published late on Thursday by The Sun newspaper.

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