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Still no way forward in Catalonia

Still no way forward in Catalonia

Catalonia's fugitive independence leader is free again, but his cause is in as much disarray as ever.

Easter election roundup

Easter election roundup

Election news from around the world. This week: Costa Rica, Egypt, Sierra Leone and New Caledonia.

February election roundup

February election roundup

Three elections and a referendum: reports from Costa Rica, Cyprus, Ecuador and Monaco.

2017 in review

2017 in review

A review of the big elections of the last year and the current state of the "populist" threat.

Catalonia one more time

Catalonia one more time

Catalonia remains deadlocked going into regional elections, with no obvious way forward regardless of who wins.

A rocky road to Brexit

A rocky road to Brexit

Labour has a big win in the House of Commons, leaving the British government in a much weakened position for critical talks with the EU.

Liberals confront Greens on two continents

Liberals confront Greens on two continents

Both German Liberals and Australian "Liberals" are finding their lives complicated by the need to work out some sort of relationship with the Greens.

Live from Catalonia

Live from Catalonia

Catalonia is not in the midst of a revolution. But the good faith and common sense required to settle the crisis peacefully are still in short supply.

A very quick election roundup

A very quick election roundup

An occasional feature. This week, Czechia, Japan, New Zealand, Germany, Australia and Catalonia.

Catalonia's descent into madness

Catalonia's descent into madness

By forcibly attempting to prevent a vote on Catalan independence, the Spanish government plays into the nationalists' hands.