Britain decides to push ahead with leaving the EU. Or at least, the electoral system decides for it.
The referendum on independence leaves zero room for doubt about the wishes of the people of Bougainville. Papua New Guinea now has to come to the party.
With a week to go, Boris Johnson is strongly placed to win Britain's winter election.
Neither Australia nor the US wants to admit that it is part of a global movement. But despite its love of walls, Trumpism transcends national boundaries.
Hong Kong's democrats win a big victory in local elections.
Australia seems curiously unexcited about the likely emergence of a new nation on its doorstep.
European leaders, and Emmanuel Macron in particular, have dropped the ball when it comes to EU expansion.
Sunday's Spanish election looks unlikely to do much to resolve the mess that the country's politicians have got themselves into.
Try yourself out on a 3-dimensional political diagnosis, and think about what this might mean for party realignment in Britain and elsewhere.
Britain's prime minister is very close to getting the election that he wants. But why does he want it just now?