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Steven Woolfe quits 'ungovernable' UKIP

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>> It's the party that played a key role in securing a Brexit. But now UKIP's leadership front runner has called the group ungovernable and riddled with in-fighting. Steven Woolfe pulling out of the race to become UKIP's new leader and quitting from the party all together. His announcement comes less than two weeks after he was hospitalized after a scuffle with colleague Mike Hookem in Strasbourg.
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Both are UKIP members of the European Parliament and had been at a meeting about the party's future. Woolfe has complained to police, saying he received a blow and was treated by doctors for seizures and partial paralysis. Hookem denied punching him altogether. The party's former leader Nigel Farage stepped down after Britain vote to leave the EU.
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Since he left the helm, the party has plunged into chaos, unable to find a replacement. UKIP will need one if it wants any influence on how their beloved Brexit pans out