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The Hull Daily Mail have produced a special celebratory edition of the paper to mark the city being crowned UK City of Culture 2017.
The front page wrap features images of the ecstatic reaction from bid supporters hearing the announcement by Culture Minister Maria Miller.
Culture Secretary Maria Miller MP has congratulated Hull on the announcement that it is City of Culture 2017.
Hull is 1000/1 to become the most visited tourist city in the UK before its City of Culture tenure ends according to Ladbrokes.
The bookies are offering a series of special bets for Hull in celebration of the city fighting off fierce competition to be crowned, with 100/1 the price it beats all other UK tourist destinations for visitors without London in the same time frame.
Lord Mandelson, High Steward of Kingston upon Hull, has given his message of congratulations to the city.
– Lord Mandleson
I am thrilled for Hull. It is thoroughly deserved and will give a huge lift to the city. I have felt it was going Hull's way for some time but there was always a risk of success being snatched away at the last minute. Hull will rise to the occasion and the great opportunity the city has been given.
David Cameron fully endorsed Hull as the next UK City of Culture during Prime Minister's Questions, saying it was an "exciting opportunity" for the region. Mr Cameron was responding to East Hull MP Karl Turner. He said:
– Prime Minister David Cameron
I'm absolutely delighted to join with you and everyone in Hull, and everyone around the country, in celebrating this great award as the city of culture to Hull. I think it's a very exciting opportunity for Hull. I think you'll be able to celebrate the birthplace of William Wilberforce, the fact that Andrew Motion lectured in Hull, Philip Larkin was the librarian... slightly more incongruously, Peter Mandelson is the high steward, but every city has its burden to bear."
The leader of Hull City Council, Steve Brady, says the accolade is well deserved.