Malgorzata Gersdorf holds a flower bouquet as she speaks to her supporters during her last day as supreme court president in Warsaw this week. Photograph: Kacper Pempel/Reuters

As the embattled head of Poland’s supreme court, Malgorzata Gersdorf, retired last week at the end of her term, she gloomily responded to a question a(...)

Opposition candidate and former military junta leader Julius Maada Bio takes his oath as Sierra Leone’s new president in Freetown. Photograph: Olivia Acland/Reuters

The candidate who lost Sierra Leone’s presidential run-off vote has said his party intends to challenge the results in court. The country’s National (...)