The upsetters have achieved their founding ambition, now they need to work out what to do next.
It held on in Stoke, but Labour has suffered a humiliating defeat to the governing party in Copeland.
The party picked the wrong candidate and the wrong tactics in this byelection, and it showed in the result.
2017 could be the year of the far-right in Europe, and spell the end of the EU.
All the politicians and journalists claim to care about Stoke, but none of them live here.
After all the build up, you'd have been forgiven for expecting something a bit more impressive from parliament's debate on triggering Article 50.
Copeland has been Labour for more than 30 years, but these are not normal times and this is no ordinary by-election.
Caroline Johnson won with a large majority in the by-election in Lincolnshire.
EU leaders couldn't pretend to be happy about the result of the US election. It goes against everything they stand for.
In the 1960s, Britain shut the door on Commonwealth migration, before turing to Europe when it needed more workers.
Farage's successor says hers is the 'opposition party in waiting'. But it's going to need a plan beyond Brexit.
The Brexit vote was the outcome of the disillusionment and disengagement that have permeated the UK. Many Europeans share that mood, which is why both the UK and EU need radical democratic surgery.
What's a single-issue party to do once it has achieved it's only ambition?
The UKIP leader won his country back and now says he wants his life back.
George Osborne has sought to reassure markets, but the referendum result has sparked a chain of painful events at a time when Britain has no means to protect itself.
All across the continent, euroscepticism is offering a new outlet for old feelings.
A cultural war is necessary to protect the progressive and compassionate heart of this country.
Europe has thrived in spite of supranational interference – not because of it.
It's not hard to see why the EU is being blamed for the ills of a globalised world.
Things really didn't go as expected – and the pressure is on.