Indonesian President Joko Widodo has won a second five-year term, according to preliminary election results.
The UK is on track to hold European Parliament elections on May 23, having met Friday’s deadline to inform Brussels it will take part.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has pledged to annex Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank if he is re-elected.
Nigeria’s president has defended his sweeping win of a second term as free and fair and appealed to a “common love of country” as his top challenger vowed to go to court with allegations of fraud.
Nigeria’s top opposition candidate has rejected the results of what he called a “sham election” and said he will be challenging the outcome in court.
Online trolls convicted of a new crime of intimidating election candidates would be barred from public office themselves under plans being considered by the Government.
University students are protesting a ban against Buttons the cat becoming their new rector.
Mark Blyth saw the whole thing coming.
Labour has won a council by-election prompted by the resignation of Willie Clarke, known as the last elected communist councillor in the UK.