An increase in the pro-independence vote in New Caledonia puts its supporters within sight of their goal.
There's another independence referendum on Sunday in New Caledonia. It's unlikely to show a very different result from the first one, but the opponents of independence can't hold out forever.
The Spanish courts take a hand again on the Catalan issue, making compromise less likely and adding to the woes of the embattled prime minister.
It's not just Northern Ireland that poses a border control problem for the Brexit negotiations. Some of the same issues recur on a smaller scale with Gibraltar.
Debate over the "palace letters" in Australia brings some focus back to the debate on monarchy vs republic. So do the woes of the former king of Spain.
Northern Ireland has been without a government for three years, and a lot has happened in that time. Now its parties have agreed to give things another try.
Labour's loss in last week's British election is being widely blamed on Brexit. But what exactly could it have done differently?
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.
Australia seems curiously unexcited about the likely emergence of a new nation on its doorstep.
Britain's prime minister is very close to getting the election that he wants. But why does he want it just now?