A former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter is getting ready for a battle of a different kind as he prepares to step into the Irish political arena.
Democrats battling to win the party’s nomination to duel with President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election are unveiling radical liberal proposals in a bid to win early support.
Supporters of the surprise Democratic Republic of Congo presidential winner have celebrated in the capital as the rival opposition candidate denounced the result as fraudulent.
Democratic Republic of Congo opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi has won the long-delayed presidential election, the electoral commission announced.
Counting has got under way in Bangladesh after parliamentary elections marred by deadly clashes.
Theresa May has signalled that any extension to the Brexit transition period should end before the next scheduled general election in June 2022.
The US midterm elections provided a mixed picture but the battleground state of Florida offers plenty of comfort for President Donald Trump as he prepares to bid for a second term in the White House.
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.
Householders in the north-east have responded well to calls urging them to fill in canvass information online.
Residents in the north-east are being urged to carefully fill in electoral forms being sent out this week.
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.
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Voters may be more likely to switch their vote from Democrat to Republican if it rains, research has shown.
A University rector election has been thrown into doubt over a complaint of irregularities in the campaigning process.
Twitter has banned Russia Today (RT) and Sputnik from advertising on the social media platform.
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.