Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fell short of securing a parliamentary majority with his religious and nationalist allies in a national elections, initial exit polls showed.
An independent outsider and a jailed media magnate will head to Tunisia’s presidential run-off after a rollercoaster, 26-candidate election, according to a polling firm.
Irish premier Leo Varadkar has said he wants a general election in May 2020 to allow for an orderly discharge of the Government’s duties after Brexit.
Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau has launched his reelection campaign ahead of a close October 21 vote.
Boris Johnson sought to shore up support for his Brexit ambitions by welcoming the DUP to Downing Street, amid Labour claims that a general election “is coming”.
With Parliament suspended until October 14, the likely date of a snap general election has moved closer to Christmas.
Jeremy Corbyn has warned Boris Johnson that a general election “is coming”, but not on the Prime Minister’s terms, as the Labour leader effectively launched his campaign for an election he is yet to vote for.
Boris Johnson’s second bid to secure an early election will not be backed by MPs fighting to prevent a no-deal Brexit, opposition leaders have said ahead of a Commons vote.
Allowing Boris Johnson to “cut and run” by holding an early general election before the end of October would not be in the public interest, Scotland’s First Minister has said.
An October general election would be a “fantastic opportunity” for Scots to demand a second vote on independence, the SNP’s Westminster leader has said.
President Donald Trump has sought to reassure his supporters about the state of the US economy despite the stock market volatility, telling people at a rally in New Hampshire that their financial security depended on his re-election.
Facebook says it has removed 115 accounts from the site and Instagram for suspected “co-ordinated inauthentic behaviour” as voting begins in the US midterm elections.
Facebook has created a physical “war room” at its California headquarters as part of its efforts to tackle election interference tactics.
Facebook says it is making progress weeding out fake accounts and fake news on its service.
Politicians from across the House of Commons have been airing their concerns over the use of Facebook data by the company Cambridge Analytica, which has boasted about using personal information to target voters during elections.
Voters may be more likely to switch their vote from Democrat to Republican if it rains, research has shown.
Twitter has banned Russia Today (RT) and Sputnik from advertising on the social media platform.
The dust was only just settling on another fierce political battle across Dundee as the city reflected on the election of 29 councillors.
The Conservatives missed out on gaining control of Northumberland County Council after the final seat came down to the drawing of straws.
Donald Trump is set to take up residence in the White House after a night of drama at the polls in America. Reports from across the Atlantic have said that his Democrat opponent Hillary Clinto has phoned the businessman and reality TV star to concede. Mr Trump is due to address supporters shortly.