Here's what happened today at Ukip's party conference

 
James Nickerson
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Farage said earlier his priority was getting the UK out of the EU (Source: Getty)

Conference season is well underway, and today the UK Independence Party's kicked off. Here's what happened:

Katie Hopkins, the Daily Mail columnist, had this to say about the House of Lords: "The people I represent, the things I articulate to the nation, actually we don't give a shit about the House of Lords because we think they're all a bunch of plonkers. They've just put Michelle Mone in there and frankly, once you've got Michelle Mone in anywhere you really don't really care about it...

"I certainly don't really mind if you seal up the room and gas the lot of them."

Nigel Farage signed what looked like a rather younger looking tattoo of himself:

A man bought his lucky wife a new necklace:

The party got very, very excited about their leader's speech:

True to form, Ukip's leader Nigel Farage made quite an entrance. This song is called "Final Countdown" and it is by a band called Europe:

And it probably wasn't that surprising that Farage alluded to this week's revelations about Prime Minister David Cameron's time at university:

You can watch Farage's speech, below, where he said there had said this of Cameron's renegotiation attempts:

He is not asking for anything substantial at all. Nothing. Nothing. He isn’t asking for us to get back control over open borders and the free movement of people to nearly half a billion.

He is not asking for us to get back the supremacy of British law in our own parliament and indeed that our own supreme court should be supreme. He isn’t even asking that our membership fee of £55m a day should be reduced. And he certainly isn’t asking for anything that the British public, in a full debate, would want to have.

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