Attempts to overturn, or even dent, Joe Biden's victory in the presidential election continue to fail miserably.
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.
After losing a recount in Georgia and a lawsuit in Pennsylvania, Donald Trump's effort to deny his election loss is further than ever from reality.
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.
Figures are not yet final for the American presidential election, but we can already see a very distinctive lack of variability in the results.
Donald Trump lost the presidency much the way he won it: as a typical Republican candidate facing a polarised electorate. But the myth of his special status dies hard.
Joe Biden wins a tense presidential election, with a result that looks close but is probably secure against serious challenge.
All the signs are that Joe Biden will be the next American president. That won't solve all of the problems that have got things to this point, but at least it's a start.
Even if you think the presidential election is a foregone conclusion, the same isn't true for control of the Senate – which could make a critical difference to a Biden presidency.