A monthly feature summarising some recent electoral news. Today Kyrgyzstan, the Netherlands, Uganda and Germany.
While American democracy is graphicly displaying some of its shortcomings, its rivals don't have things all their own way either.
The 2000 disputed election in Florida continues to cast a long shadow over the electoral process in the United States.
With only days to spare, Britain and the EU finalise a trade agreement
A final set of election updates for the year, with news from Ghana, Romania, Israel and Kashmir.
Time for another look at the data on personal and economic freedom, and what it might say about the relationship between the two.
Yet another deadline has been missed, but trade talks between Britain and the EU are still going. Boris Johnson has inherited his predecessor's basic problem.
In the never-ending Brexit saga, Britain and the EU are running out of time to reach a trade agreement.
Nicholas Sarkozy goes on trial in France, in a case that raises questions about how we treat ex-presidents and what we really think about political corruption.
Israel's far-right government has lost a powerful friend with the defeat of Donald Trump, and the divergence between its position and the actual interests of Jews worldwide has never been clearer.