Ukip leader claims Radio 4 flagship show is biased, but overall the corporation has become fairer in its coverage of his party

Nigel Farage

Nigel Farage: Claimed BBC Radio 4’s coverage of Ukip was biased. Photograph: Murdo Macleod for the Guardian

Ukip leader Nigel Farage has called on the BBC to “sack everybody and start again” on Radio 4‘s Today programme, claiming that it fails to show balance in its coverage of issues including climate change.

Farage said that he felt that overall the BBC continues to show too much bias in the way it covers news and current affairs, singling out the Today programme for particular criticism.

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