It is a tragedy for the city and for the journalists that such an iconic title of such long standing has been closed down.
"It seems unbelievable that Liverpool cannot sustain a daily as well as weekly. It also sends alarm bells ringing for the consequences of the trend at Trinity Mirror and other newspaper groups to convert dailies to weekly production."
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