Farage told the BBC he chose instead to campaign countrywide against Prime Minister Boris Johnson's EU divorce deal.
At times, uncomfortable.
The Brexit Party currently has no seats in the UK Parliament. Will that change come December?
Johnson's promise came as Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said he would once again run for parliament in any upcoming election.
Speaking to Euronews, Nigel Farage said he refused to show "respect for foreign anthems that have been forced upon us."
The leader of the Brexit Party sparked criticism at the opening of the EU Parliament, where he and his 28 fellow MEPs turned their backs as the EU's unofficial anthem — Beethoven's Ode to Joy — was played.
I am a non-tribal Remainer, so I drew considerable consolation from the great leap forward made by the unashamedly pro-EU Liberal Democrats, who went from their one MEP, Catherine Bearder in SE England, to 16 MEPs and a fifth of the vote.
Brexiteer Nigel Farage says the European Parliament has summoned him to explain allegations he did not declare gifts from a British insurance tycoon.
"He's also a vain and brittle man who's here because he's dazzled by monarchy and thinks Britain likes him."
On the eve of his state visit to the UK, Donald Trump said Britain should send Nigel Farage to negotiate Brexit and “walk away” if it doesn't offer a deal.
Written on their faces: Watch candidates react to EU election results
The former UKIP leader told Euronews the two-party system in British politics "needs breaking apart" as heralded his Brexit Party's victory in European elections.
For all the latest analysis on the EU elections, be sure to catch this episode of Raw Politics.
The UKIP have lost all of their seats in the European Parliament, rendering the future of the party dubious.
Nigel Farage's Brexit Party was the largest single winner of the EU elections, gaining 31.7% of the vote and 29 seats in Britain's European election
The Brexit Party led by Nigel Farage won the UK's European election — but there was a huge surge for the pro-EU Liberal Democrats as voters hardened their stance.
In the midst of Brexit and growing political uncertainty, Britons went to polling stations across the UK to vote in European parliamentary elections
The European Parliament is to open an investigation on British Eurosceptic MEP Nigel Farage following allegations that the lawmaker has received £450,000 (€510,000) in undeclared donations by millionnaire Arron Banks.
UK Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage was hit with a milkshake during a campaign visit to Newcastle on Monday.
Brexit campaign brings all the boys to Farage, as his milkshake is wetter than yours
In this edition - a closer look at the party of Nigel Farage in the European Parliament, the EFDD.
Opinion polls give Nigel Farage's Brexit Party a clear lead in the runup to the European elections, with many voters angry at the UK's failure to leave the EU.
An opinion poll shows Nigel Farage’s new Brexit Party has more support than the two traditional parties combined.
Britain's Liberal Democrats aren't mincing their words in their campaign for this month's European elections - coming up with a colourful slogan to make their point on Brexit.
Nigel Farage will seek a place at the Brexit negotiating table if his nascent political party comes out top in the European elections.
After Britain was granted a six-month extension for exiting the EU, campaigning got underway with one figure leading the polls - Nigel Farage. But he has been criticised recently for appearing in a US talk show which focuses on conspiracy theories.