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.
Another government crisis in Italy, but the government manages to hang on, this time by staring down a rogue centrist leader.
A monthly feature summarising some recent electoral news. Today Kyrgyzstan, the Netherlands, Uganda and Germany.
The US Republican Party faces a possible split over its attitude to Trumpism, and the voting this month in Congress gives some indication of where it might happen.
Joe Biden's hopes of a sympathetic Congress come down to two runoff elections tomorrow in the state of Georgia. They both look too close to call.
The final act of the US presidential election puts vice-president Mike Pence in the spotlight, a place that he has tried hard to avoid.
One of the enigmatic greats of Australian politics passes from the scene.