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.
Andrew Peacock was a flawed Liberal leader, but it is not mere nostalgia to think that he was a great deal more admirable than most of his successors.
A dispute at a prestigious American think-tank exposes an apparent synergy in foreign policy between libertarianism and Trumpism.
Counting is still going on in the Israeli election, but it's already clear that, as expected, neither Benjamin Netanyahu's supporters nor his opponents will have a reliable majority.
A further volume of David Kemp's history of Australian liberalism casts more doubt on the Liberal Party's pedigree.
Hungary's ruling party finally leaves the mainstream European centre-right group, in a decision that may have both domestic and international implications.
Rival sorts of "populists" have lined up to support Mario Draghi's new government in Italy. If he makes a success of it, it could reshape the country's political map.
Northern Ireland's Unionists are making trouble over Brexit, reflecting the fact that it's put them in an impossible position.
Mario Draghi agrees to try to form a government in Italy. He is technically well equipped for the job, but the fundamental issue is not a technical one.
After a corruption scandal removed its predecessor Estonia has a new government, this time without the participation of the far right.