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Kevin Connolly attempts to size up the political middle ground in Jerusalem after the Israeli general election. Benjamin Netanyahu, also know as "King Bibi", may have been humbled, but what do the results mean for his party and the Israeli right as a whole?
Meanwhile, novelist Will Self has been taking in Bucharest's "slightly grotty palimpsest" of architecture and wonders how far it reflects a history of power-broking behind the scenes in Romania.