No, Nigel Farage Isn’t Applying For German Citizenship

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Twitter got very excited this afternoon after a far-fetched Buzzfeed story claimed Nigel Farage was refusing to deny applying for German citizenship. Guido thought this sounded unlikely so asked his spokesman, who confirms it is “not true”. Obviously. 

UPDATE: A UKIP source adds:

“He was at the embassy in relation to a personal matter. The idea that it’s anything to do with German citizenship is complete rubbish.”




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