Rochester & Strood result: UKIP – 42.0% (+42.0), CON – 34.8% (-14.4), LAB – 16.7% (-11.7), GRN – 4.2% (+2.7)

YouGov/Sun poll tonight – Tories retain one point lead: CON 34%, LAB 33%, LD 7%, UKIP 15%, GRN 6%

City A.M.

– Minister’s fury over Airbnb crackdown

– Labour adviser forecasts Wonga end as boss quits

Daily Mail

Editorial: Sneering elite set for another bloody nose

Mark Reckless vows Ukip will ‘give you back your country’ after winning the Rochester by-election by sweeping away Tory majority of almost 10,000

Sheffield United retracts decision to allow rapist footballer Ched Evans to train at the club after public outcry at the decision  ​

Hospital in legal threat to evict elderly patients who are bed-blocking: NHS chiefs’ hardline warning to families ​

The Express

Editorial: Another EU demand is an pre-election gift to Ukip

– Farmers forced to employ migrants because Britons refuse work

– Global warming ‘waste’: Fury as UK pledges £720m on climate change fight in THIRD WORLD

– Labour MP branded ‘snob’ after appearing to mock people who fly England flag

Financial Times

Editorial: Scotland’s opportunity to build a shale industry

Editorial: The World Bank risks sliding into irrelevance

– HMRC powers to raid bank accounts watered down

– Economists raise doubts on tax levers for Holyrood

– Mayor of London caught up in US tax dispute

The Guardian

Editorial: The Guardian view on whistle-blowers under threat

Editorial: The Guardian view on a deal with Iran: a chance to make history

– Ukip victory piles pressure on David Cameron

– Counter-terrorism bill will enable ‘internal exile’ of UK suspects

– Tax relief schemes ‘losing billions’ for Treasury claims Whitehall watchdog

– MP condemns Labour decision to increase influence over selection of parliamentary candidates

The Independent

Editorial: Illegal no longer: The political consequences of President Obama’s immigration reform may be dire

Editorial: If foreign state-owned companies can make enormous profits in the UK, why isn’t our Government competing?

– Rochester and Strood by-election: Britain First claims credit for success of Ukip campaign

– Green support: More than one-quarter of voters would back party – if they thought it had chance of success

– Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services

– Biting the ballot: Leaders join the move to digital democracy

The Sun

Editorial: THE St George flag flies on every council estate and in every ordinary street in Britain. CONGRATULATIONS to Ineos over its £640million gamble on shale gas. IT is terrifying that obesity costs Britain £47billion a year.

– Labour to lose 10 MPs as voters back Ukip

– Blow for Osborne over bankers’ bonus cap

The Telegraph

Editorial: It is time for English votes for English laws

– Rochester by-election: Six things the Tories need to learn from this defeat

– Man who lives at house in Thornberry tweet hits back

– Is the glass half-full or half-emply for Britain’s pubs?

– Rochester by-election: Ukip has started a class war – and is winning

The Times

Editorial: King Charles must keep his shrill, silly opinions to himself

– China declares £12bn railway deal in Nigeria

– Blow for Tories in Rochester by-election as Ukip wins its second seat

– Police struggle to trap tech-savvy terrorists

Events

– OTTAWA: Defence Secretary at International Security Forum.

– LONDON: Ofsted publishing advice note and seven inspection reports into six independent schools and one state school in Tower Hamlets, London.
– 0930 LONDON: Mayor Boris Johnson speech at education conference.

– 0930 LONDON: Public sector borrowing figures for October are published by the Office for National Statistics.​

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