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Leicester 'City of Culture' bid

Leicester has lost out in its bid to become UK City of Culture 2017. The announcement that Hull has made the successful bid was made this morning.

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Leicester's last chance to impress City of Culture judges

Today is the last opportunity for Leicester to impress the judges who will decide the next UK City of Culture.

The team behind Leicester's bid will give their final presentation in Londonderry, in Northern Ireland, which currently holds the title.

Leicester bids to become next UK City of Culture Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Archive

Leicester will find out next Wednesday if it has won. It is up against Dundee, Swansea Bay and Hull.

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