Britain’s UKIP politician Steven Woolfe collapses after ‘altercation’ in Strasbourg
PUBLISHED Thu, October 06, 2016 - 11:48am EDT
After an altercation at a meeting of its European lawmakers, the party said the candidate for the leadership of Britain's UKIP party is in a serious condition. On Wednesday Steven Woolfe announced his intention to lead the right-wing, anti-immigration party. According to interim party leader Nigel Farage, he collapsed after the incident at the European parliament in Strasbourg. Farage tweeted on Thursday: "I deeply regret that following an altercation that took place at a meeting of UKIP MEPs this morning that Steven Woolfe subsequently collapsed and was taken to hospital. His condition is serious."