Ukip leadership election, the candidates: Meet the wrestling lover, the burqa banner and the bloke who thinks Hitler was 'magnetic'

Ukip leadership election, the candidates: Meet the wrestling lover, the burqa banner and the bloke who thinks Hitler was 'magnetic'
Phillip Broughton
Lisa Duffy
Diane James
Bill Etheridge
Liz Jones

Five people are vying to succeed Nigel Farage as head of the Eurosceptic party (Getty)

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Nigel Farage is due to step down tomorrow as the leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party. But who will replace him?

Love him or hate him, few can deny that Ukip have made huge strides under Farage and he leaves a major gap to fill.

Farage has been a headline writer's dream throughout his time as Ukip leader, and it is likely that any of the five candidates who follows in his footsteps will continue that tradition. From the WWE to Nazi Germany, their views are interesting to say the least.

Click through the slideshow to read more about the candidates - and their views - in more detail.