Conservative MP Craig Mackinlay, whose file remains under consideration by the Crown Prosecution Service. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Conservative MPs who were being investigated over election expenses will not face criminal charges, although one case relating to South Thanet in Kent(...)

A Vote Leave campaign poster on a window ledge at the Vote Leave offices in London. The new designation means that Vote Leave will be allowed to spend up to £7 million during the campaign, can send out one mailshot to every household in the country and will be allocated political broadcast slots. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Britain’s Electoral Commission has chosen the Conservative-led Vote Leave to as the official campaign calling for a vote to leave the EU in June’s ref(...)