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Liverpool wins Capital of Culture accolade

Liverpool is hoping for an influx of tourists after being
named today as the European Capital of Culture for 2008.

The accolade is set to kickstart millions of pounds worth of
investment in the city.

It was chosen ahead of Cardiff, Bristol, Birmingham, Oxford
and bookies’ favourite Newcastle-Gateshead.

Glasgow was the last British city to hold the title, in
1990.

Chairwoman
of The Cultural Consortium North West Felicity Goodey said: ”Over the next few
years we’re set to see a remarkable renaissance of culture and tourism in and
around the city thanks to the exciting programme that Liverpool has developed.”

 

 

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