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.
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.
France's regional and departmental elections show a combination of disaffection among voters and continued allegiance to the mainstream.
France's regional elections have not attracted much voter interest, but they give a graphic demonstration of how much the country's party system has changed in five and a half years.
The Liberal Democrats win a by-election in southern England, raising again the hopes of realignment that have been dashed many times before.
Catalonia's jailed independence leaders are to be released, in the first step towards possible reconciliation. Nationalist leaders – and their voters – are not happy.