There'll be something of a blogging hiatus for the rest of July.
Contrasting election results from Sunday, with a big win for the pro-Europeans in Moldova and a tight contest for first place in Bulgaria.
Sweden's centre-left prime minister returns to office following a narrow escape, but his coalition has been badly weakened in advance of next year's election.
Early parliamentary elections are being held in both Bulgaria and Moldova in an effort to resolve political deadlocks.
Democrats choose their candidate for mayor of New York in America's biggest experiment yet with preferential voting.
Most of Europe's far-right parties agree on a declaration of policy towards the EU. Could it be a step towards bigger things?
Another British by-election produces a narrow Labour victory, with the odious George Galloway playing a spoiler role.
Every vote will count in the Swedish parliament, after the centre-left government fell last week on a vote of confidence.
Donald Rumsfeld, architect of invasion and torture, dies peacefully and unmolested. The results of his work live on.
France's regional and departmental elections show a combination of disaffection among voters and continued allegiance to the mainstream.