London:  The leader of Britain’s anti-EU, anti-immigration UK Independence Party (UKIP) faced calls to resign on Sunday after his girlfriend reportedly made racist remarks about Prince Harry’s fiancee Meghan Markle.

Henry Bolton, who was elected in September, said his 25-year-old partner Jo Marney had been suspended from the party after the text messages were published in the Mail on Sunday newspaper.

But one party politician said she should have been expelled, while a UKIP member of the European Parliament said it was time for the “inexperienced” leader to “go quietly”.

According to the tabloid, Marney wrote messages to a friend complaining that Markle — an American actress of mixed race who is due to marry Harry in May — would “taint our royal family” with her “seed”.

“Next will be a Muslim PM (prime minister). And a black king,” she was reported to have written.

In a statement, Marney said her remarks were “deliberately exaggerated to make a point” and…

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