Announcement for UK City of Culture 2013
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Londonderry named the UK City of Culture

Londonderry will be the first UK City of Culture in 2013. The announcement made in Liverpool was greeted with joy in Northern Ireland's second city.

The City of Culture title which involves no government funding is designed to help areas boost their economy using tourism and creative industries.

Will Gompertz reports from the city.

  • 15 Jul 2010