It's a deal! Well, sort of: Boris Johnson has an agreement with the Europeans, but now he has to somehow get it through parliament.
Switzerland goes to the polls on Sunday, but its unusual yet effective constitutional structure shields it from some of the normal incidents of democracy.
Election news from around the world. This week Afghanistan, Tunisia, Mozambique and Austria.
Ethiopia's leader is a worthy recipient of the Nobel peace prize, but there is a lot of work still to be done in his country and the region.
Poland's strongman wins re-election, despite the fact that the opposition won more votes.
Polish voters have the opportunity tomorrow either to deliver a check to the worldwide campaign to wind back liberal democracy, or to give it further momentum.
Poland looks set for a very close election on Sunday, with its right-wing government starting as a narrow favorite.
The decision about prorogation is not the only controversy Britain's supreme court has engaged in recently. An attempt to rein in the intelligence services raised some similar issues.
The Democrats have set out on the road towards impeaching Donald Trump. There are echoes of Watergate, but the Republican Party has changed a lot in 45 years.
A good result for the opinion polls, as Portuguese voters deliver a vote of confidence in their centre-left government.