UKIP probe after MEP Steven Woolfe hurt in 'altercation'
UKIP has launched an inquiry after one of its MEPs was taken to hospital following an altercation with a colleague in the European Parliament.
Steven Woolfe collapsed after the incident at a meeting in Strasbourg.
Mr Woolfe, 49 - among the favourites to be the party's next leader - had a precautionary brain scan and is expected to be released later.
UKIP chairman Paul Oakden said there would be a full investigation and "appropriate action" if necessary.
The incident, understood to be between Mr Woolfe and fellow MEP Mike Hookem, took place during a heated UKIP meeting in the... read more
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