Nigel Farage (centre)
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Nigel Farage back to work as UKIP leader

He failed to win a seat at Westminster in the election, and quit as party leader hours later.

Now, three days in, Nigel Farage is already been back in his job as leader of UKIP.

So what happened?

He has been explaining his decision to our political correspondent Alex Forsyth.

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