'Diane James realised Brexit had killed Ukip': Remainers revel in eurosceptics' turmoil

'Diane James realised we had Brexit and Ukip are irrelevant' - Twitter reacts to Diane James' resignation

Diane James has stepped down as leader of Ukip (Getty)

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

After Diane James resigned from leading Ukip after just 18 days, those who backed Remain in June's EU referendum were quick to wallow in the sudden flood of schadenfreude.

Nigel Farage is now the interim leader of Ukip, and discussions are taking place within the party about holding a snap election for a new leader. But the snap resignation has clearly thrown the party into chaos - a point not lost on the people who still resent Ukip for its bullish Brexiteering this summer.

Check out some of the best tweets below