Ukip leader Nigel Farage has blamed Muslims for what he called "a sharp rise in antisemitism" in Britain and Europe.

Speaking during his weekly phone-in show on London's LBC Radio, Mr Farage told a caller from Highgate: "I have detected quite a sharp rise in antisemitism, not just in this country, but across the rest of Europe too.

"What's fuelling it is that there are many more Muslim voices, and some of those Muslim voices are deeply, deeply critical of Israel. In fact, some of them even question the right of Israel to exist as a nation."

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