David Cameron will now have to assess whether the price of buying peace in his party was extortionately high.
It is a massive blow to the political establishment, its biggest reverse in living memory. Immigration was the spur for many voters but this decision has consequences way beyond that issue.
The Electoral Commission designates Vote Leave as the leading Brexit campaign group in the run-up to June's referendum on EU membership, but it may face a legal challenge.
The Electoral Commission has asked the Conservative Party to explain four bills for stays at a Ramsgate hotel during the general election.
Did the Tories spent twice as much in defeating Nigel Farage in Thanet South last year as they were legally allowed under the rules?
David Cameron says he is hopeful a deal with fellow European leaders can be achieved by February, as Angela Merkel signals that a compromise is possible.