UK Independence Party chief Nigel Farage quits

July 4, 2016 9:56 AM

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LONDON — The head of the U.K. Independence Party, Nigel Farage, resigned Monday as party leader, arguing that he’s achieved his political ambition of having Britain leave the European Union.

Farage was instrumental in the campaign to have Britain leave the trading bloc, championing the issue of immigration. A criticized campaign poster featuring thousands of migrants massed at the border alongside the words “Breaking Point,” typified fears that fueled some Brits’ decision to vote for a ...

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