Supporters of an unsuccessful presidential candidate have clashed with security forces in the Indonesian capital, burning vehicles and throwing rocks at police, who responded with tear gas and rubber bullets.
Eggs have been thrown at a van as it arrived at a Tommy Robinson election campaign event in Merseyside.
Sir Vince Cable has said the Liberal Democrats must not lose sight of the “clear, simple and honest” message of stopping Brexit on the campaign trail ahead of the upcoming European elections.
The Government’s current arrangements for helping blind voters do not allow people to vote independently and are unlawful, the High Court has ruled.
More than half a million Scots face being unable to vote in the European elections because they are not registered, research has found.
Spain’s governing Socialists won the country’s election on Sunday but must seek backing from smaller parties to maintain power, while a far-right party rode an unprecedented surge of support to enter the lower house of parliament for the first time in four decades.
Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy has been given an overwhelming directive to produce change after collecting more than 70% of the votes in the Ukrainian election.
Early returns in Finland’s parliamentary election on Sunday have the centre-left Social Democratic Party in first place, with most of the ballots that were cast in advance already counted.
Polls have opened in the first phase of India’s general elections.
More than 100 Tories are set to win council seats in local elections in England on May 2 before a single ballot is cast, provisional figures show.
Ukrainians are casting ballots in a presidential election that follows a campaign marred by vicious political infighting and allegations of bribing of voters.
A military-backed party that based on unofficial results won the most votes in Thailand’s first election since a 2014 coup has said it will try to form a government, after a rival party also claimed it had the right to govern.
Thailand’s election commission has said it will release full vote counts from the first election since a 2014 coup on Friday.
US Democrat Beto O’Rourke has said he is running for president in 2020.
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.
Nigeria’s president has been declared the clear winner of a second term in Africa’s largest democracy.
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.
Conservative MP Andrew Bowie has claimed he pulled out of the race to be the next rector of Aberdeen University - because he was worried he might win.
An Aberdeenshire town, which has been without a community council after the resignation of its previous group, has now received enough candidates to hold an election.
Future election duty could prove a winner with Highland Council staff, who may get an extra half day off as a reward.
North-east fishermen will have their voices heard in parliament loud and clear, the region's newest MP has pledged.
Aberdeenshire Council is facing its third election in Inverurie in just eight months after new MP Colin Clark confirmed he will step down from his local role.
A man "relighting the beacon of Liberalism" spoiled the SNP's hopes of repeating a hat-trick at Ross County last night.
The new chairwoman of Aberdeenshire's education committee has called on her opponents to put young people before "politicking" as a row over visiting teachers rumbles on.
Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson landed in the north-east yesterday as part of her whistle-stop helicopter tour of competitive seats.
North-east election candidate Eilidh Whiteford has revealed hundreds of local people have backed her campaign to save Peterhead power station.
An isles activist has urged fellow politicians not to allow the latest terrorist attack to affect their election campaigning.
The SNP has called on the UK government to match the funding of the Holyrood executive in city deals in the north and north-east.
The SNP has launched a campaign to protect Peterhead Power Station as the question of the facility's future continues to loom over the town.
Former First Minister Alex Salmond has come under fire for a history of "broken promises" on transport investment after pledging to bring the railway back to Buchan
A bullish Alex Salmond shrugged off Conservative talk about securing his Gordon seat when he launched his re-election campaign yesterday.