Whittle, who is arguably the party's most well-known remaining figure, was the bookmakers' favourite to win the contest just hours before the result was announced, but finished in fifth-place with 1,413 votes (10.9%).
Mass resignations, including 18 of the party's 20 MEPs, had been threatened if the far-right candidate, who has described Islam as evil, had won.
Some 12,915 people voted in the leadership contest, which is 46.5% of the party membership.
Nigel Farage has told LBC Ukip has been given "hope" after the party elected Henry Bolton as its new leader.
The ex-soldier, who saw off a challenge from anti-Islam campaigner Anne Marie Waters, won with 30% of the vote.
Quoting the "serve to lead" motto of the Sandhurst royal military academy - from which he was a graduate - Mr Bolton said: "I do not see myself now as being simply your leader, I see myself as serving this party".
Led by the charismatic Nigel Farage, UKIP won almost four million votes in 2015, 12.6 per cent of those cast, on its anti-European Union platform, projecting it to the forefront of British politics even though it only managed to win one seat in parliament.
Indeed, Mr Bolton joked to members in his victory speech, saying: "I would like to thank those who didn't vote for me because you were probably trying to do me a favour".
The party is reported to be in buoyant mood at its Torquay conference, despite the leadership turmoil, as it seeks to capitalise on what it sees as Prime Minister Theresa May's "backsliding" on Brexit. Mr Farage today tweeted that he was "delighted", adding that Mr Bolton is "a man of real substance". Here's everything you need to know.
Ms Waters has been publicly backed by ex-English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson, has made her stance against Islam a key part of the campaign.
At that time hitherto, unknown Lashkar- e-Islam posters surfaced in the town considered as the support base of Geelani. Security officials said Qayoom was killed in a gunfight near Zorawar post of Lachipora Uri in the district.
According to officials with the knowledge of Abe's ruling coalition's plan, the general elections will be set for October 22. Abe said the time for talking with North Korea is over because the Hermit Kingdom's leaders do not operate in good faith.
In the day's trade, the barometer 30-scrip sensitive index had touched a high of 32,499.88 points and a low of 32,383.82 points. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.19% to end at 22,412.59 points, its seventh straight record close.
Uber could remain on London's streets for more than a year - despite being banned by the capital's transport body last week. A petition launched Friday by Uber to ask TfL to renew his license had collected 750,000 signatures Monday around 1 pm.
Joe Root with 84 and Ben Stokes (73) were the other main contributors to an imposing total of 9-369 off 50 overs. His century also included seven fours, with the left-hander needing a mere 12 balls for his second fifty.
Any conflict around Kurdish northern Iraq could have ramifications across the Middle East, not least in Syria, Turkey and Iran. Plans to retake the town of Hawija there have been complicated by political wrangling among Iraq's disparate security forces.
Both could be game time decisions and if they can't go, Kyle Murphy and Justin McCray would make their second consecutive starts. Wide receivers Randall Cobb and Jordy Nelson both got nicked up in the game, as well as star defensive player Mike Daniels .
Their fans will be full of confidence and looking for another win but Brighton make it hard for opponents at the Amex. Newcastle squeezed past Albion in the title race and at the Amex in February, coming from behind late-on to win 2-1.
A quick check of LinkedIn shows that at least a dozen senior AMD employees joined Tesla in the first months of 2016. A more power-efficient purpose-built chip could help Tesla get closer to delivering totally autonomous driving.
How Myanmar expelled the majority of its Rohingya
IOM said rape, sexual assault, domestic violence, child marriage and other forms of gender-based violence have been identified . Images and reports from journalists confirm many villages have been razed.
Nnamdi Kanu's lawyer drags Army Chief to court
Kanu is now on bail pending the resumption of his trial in Abuja next month on charges of treasonable felony. Human rights groups have reported that the army's highhandedness has led to death of scores of IPOB members.
1 dead, 7 victims hurt in church shooting
The vigil will be held at Burnette Chapel Church of Christ, which is located at 3890 Pin Hook Road, beginning at 7 p.m. Smith's daughter, Breanna, 19, said before her mother left the house, she tapped on the window to wave goodbye.
Arsenal Can Be Proud of Kieran Gibbs Says Arsene Wenger
While at Manchester City, Barry played 132 games and made a further 131 appearances across his two spells at Everton . "No. Paul Ince is backing Arsenal to ease to an easy win over West Brom at The Emirates on Monday night.
Aaron Hernandez Found to Have 'Severe' CTE
Serving out a life sentence Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Massachusetts, Hernandez committed suicide this past April . The effects of C.T.E., a degenerative brain disease , is one of the most controversial topics in professional sports today.
Jose moves closer to the Cape; Maria gains power
Maria is one of three storms churning in the Atlantic Ocean, but it poses the most danger to the hurricane-battered Caribbean. The exact placement of the heaviest rain, sparked by tropical rain bands, will be determined by the storm's final track.
Chris Wood scores against old side, Burnley lose on penalies
It was only meant to be a bit of fun but failed in that regard". "We would also like to apologise to any fans that took offence". Former Elland Road pair Wood and Taylor faced an early reunion with Leeds fans during the tie at Turf Moor on Tuesday.