East Timor's presidential election was supposed to be for a non-partisan head of state, but in reality it was another step in a long-running political conflict.
Election results and a preview of future blogging on East Timor, Slovenia and France.
The re-election of Emmanuel Macron will not solve the problems of France's political system, but it is a necessary first step.
Incumbent Emmanuel Macron did well in France's first round, but a shift towards the extremes spells danger for the country's political system.
Emmanuel Macron recovers some ground to record a clear win in the first round of the presidential election. He will again face Marine Le Pen in the second in two weeks' time.
It's a mild sunny day in the south of France, and the country's voters are starting the process of choosing a president.
You'll have to wait until Sunday for a preview of the French presidential election, but it'll come from live on the spot.
Hungary's autocratic leader wins big on a promise to stay out of the war in Ukraine. It's not clear how well the message will generalise.
Autocratic governments in Serbia and Hungary face the voters on Sunday. One looks like being relatively untroubled, but the other holds only a narrow lead.
Two European elections, in Malta and the Saar, both return big results for the centre-left, although on a reduced turnout.