Party members who support the former London mayor's leadership bid describe themselves as very right wing, even by Conservative standards.
The party does have younger members, but their voices are not being heard as the leadership contest gets underway.
The much criticised PM has plenty of rivals for the title of worst leader.
In a sign of the times, there's even talk of the US president meeting Nigel Farage during his trip.
How the resurgent party can learn from the mistakes of the past to keep growing.
It's a strategically poor choice – and that's no coincidence.
Newcomers took most support from the Conservatives. But survey shows Nigel Farage is not as popular as he likes to think.
European vote sees electorate again dividing into Leave and Remain, as the Labour leader remained on the fence.
Boris Johnson, Amber Rudd, Dominic Raab? Who will be the next prime minister?
How dangerous is dairy? Hannah Arendt can help us understand.
Theresa May's resilience has been remarkable. But it is also finite.
Chronic underfunding has made elections difficult to run in the UK. Yet the government continues to obsess over voter ID.
Overall spending is reported but important details are missing.
There are lots of options for Brexit supporters, but that won't make it an easy choice.
Turnout on May 23 could prove revealing when it comes to public opinion about Brexit.
There are more parties than ever running for the European parliament in the UK – but that isn't necessarily a good thing.
The quickest and simplest solution seems to be installing a new leader – someone with nerve, daring and, of course, charisma.
Do the local election results reflect local realities?
Parish council elections are a vital part of democracy – so why are people put off getting involved?
History is replete with examples of what happens when the idea of a nation being humiliated is allowed to fester.