Never buy the first pony you see. UKIP, the Conservatives and Amjad Bashir

“2014 was the hottest year on record”.

“Islam is the religion of peace”

“UKIP rocked by defection of senior member to Conservatives.”

Sometimes you have to look beneath the headlines to get to the truth of a story and the last one – concerning UKIP MEP Amjad Bashir’s move to the Conservatives over the weekend – is most definitely a case in a point.