Scotland's nationalists have been returned for another term in office, but it's not clear that a renewed push for independence would be a wise move.
Two hundred years on from the death of Napoleon, his legacy has never ceased to be a live political question in France. Emmanuel Macron is the latest to try to deal with it.
A snap election yields a big win for Madrid's centre-right government, while Scotland's nationalists are seeking a mandate for another bid for independence.
A year out from France's presidential election, Emmanuel Macron's strongest card is once again the disunity of his opponents, and especially the fact that the far right is at the head of the pack.
A mostly status-quo election in Albania, and the country's corrupt leader wins re-election, but things could be a lot worse.
Germany's two leading parties have both announced their standard-bearers for September's election. Will they end up governing together for the first time?
Another Balkan election on Sunday, with Albania's two-term government facing an uncertain fate.
This month our regular electoral roundup brings news from Greenland, Samoa, Georgia and Western Australia.
Russia's president no longer has a friend in the White House, but his strategic aims, such as they are, remain the same. Joe Biden faces the challenge of how to respond.
Robert Walpole, Britain's first prime minister, is an under-appreciated figure. Three hundred years after he took office, the contrast with his most recent successor is quite illuminating.