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Europhobe UK party wins its first seat in parliament

UKIP's win piles pressure on Labour chief, whose party is only narrowly ahead in polls

MR CARSWELL A Conservative defector, he won 60 per cent of the votes cast in the seaside town of Clacton, south-east England.

Clacton-on-sea, UK

BRITAIN'S anti-European Union (EU) UK Independence Party (UKIP) won its first seat in the House of Commons on Friday, sending jitters through Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives seven months before what is likely to be a tight general election.