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48 Hours: Brussels

Belgium's capital is easy to reach and explore, and full of cultural, gastronomic and architectural treats.

48 Hours In: Helsinki

Art and design are among the many autumn attractions of Finland's compact and elegant capital

The men who would be mayor: Power and the people

It's all about big personalities and even bigger budgets – with bendy buses, bikes and bitter vendettas thrown in for good measure. With just 24 days to go until Londoners cast their votes, John Walsh gets under the skin of the three contenders for the capital