The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu has tweeted his congratulations to Hull after it was named UK City of Culture 2017.
Hooray! Hull City of Culture !Congrats! The Churches' motto: "Believing in Hull" was prophetic!God believes in Hull,Churches Believe in Hull
As Hull is named the UK's City of Culture 2017, here are a few facts you may not have known about the city.
The winner of the UK City of Culture will be announced tomorrow, and as far as author Bali Rai is concerned, Leicester already is one.
Radio presenter and comedian Danny Wallace writes for ITV News and explains why Dundee deserves to be the UK's City of Culture 2017.