A University rector election has been thrown into doubt over a complaint of irregularities in the campaigning process.
Uhuru Kenyatta won last week’s rerun presidential election in Kenya, which was boycotted by the main opposition group, the election commission has said.
Icelanders are voting in a general election for the third time in four years.
Kenyan opposition areas were calmer a day after the country’s election commission postponed voting in four counties where deadly clashes between police and protesters have occurred.
Twitter has banned Russia Today (RT) and Sputnik from advertising on the social media platform.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has pledged to tackle what he called Japan’s two national crises: the military threat from North Korea and an ageing and shrinking population.
Japanese voters have returned Prime Minster Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition to power in national elections, exit polls suggest.
Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe has announced he will dissolve the lower house of parliament and call a snap election for next month.
Polls have closed in New Zealand’s national elections amid what looks like a close race between the conservative prime minister and his liberal challenger.
Kenyans are voting in an election that pits President Uhuru Kenyatta against challenger Raila Odinga amid fears the east African economic hub’s poll battle could spark deadly ethnic violence.
More than 1,830 postal votes will be issued on Friday for the forthcoming Moray Council by-election, representing an increase of 3.2% over council elections in May.
Four candidates will contest next month's by-election after a councillor stood down less than a week into being elected.
Theresa May's gamble of calling a snap election looks to have backfired spectacularly, according to an exit poll which indicates she could lose her Commons majority.
No matter what the result is of the General Election, for some MPs it will be the end of the line as they lose their jobs in a very public manner.
Jeremy Corbyn has announced that Lyn Brown will stand in for Diane Abbott as shadow home secretary for the period of her ill health.
A local authority has been urged to improve access to polling stations following complaints that disabled and some elderly people were unable to vote during recent elections.
A lot has been said in the last 48 hours or so about the Aberdeen City Council coalition deal agreed by the Scottish Conservatives, Labour and the Independent Alliance.
Labour leader Kezia Dugdale slams councillors for doing deal with Tories as SNP left frustrated in chamber
Scottish Labour's leader has told Aberdeen councillors suspended from her party that their job is to "defend public services" and not "about positions or gold medals around the necks".
Former council leader Barney Crockett has been appointed Lord Provost of Aberdeen and Jenny Laing has been named Aberdeen's Council leader.
Labour's national body has rejected an alliance with the Conservatives and independents at Aberdeen City Council, paving the way for the SNP to form a minority administration in Aberdeen today.
The structure of Aberdeen City Council remains uncertain after talks failed to resolve the stalemate at Marischal College.
Aberdeen city council's Liberal Democrat group has called on parties to "work together" in the new council term, despite the SNP saying it has "no intention" of entering an agreement with the Conservatives.
The results are in so now it's time to look forward and put the interests of this great city and its people at the forefront of our deliberations as the newly elected councillors move towards forming its new political administration for the next five years.
At just 39 years old, Emmanuel Macron has been elected as France’s youngest ever president.
Former First Minister Alex Salmond officially launched his campaign for re-election and shrugged off Conservative talk about securing his seat.
Aberdeen's Liberal Democrat group has been approached by more than one party to enter coalition talks as parties scramble to try to form the next council administration.
A married couple have been newly elected to serve two Aberdeenshire wards.
Follow our live coverage from the AECC of Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire’s council election results.
1. Reception - Ballot boxes are received at the count centre from polling stations.
Residents across the North-east were set to visit polling stations today to elect a new batch of councillors.