Coventry named as next UK City of Culture

Coventry will be the next UK City of Culture in 2021, it has been announced.

It beat Paisley, Stoke-on-Trent, Sunderland and Swansea which were in the running for the title - which is credited with attracting major investment to former winners.

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The announcement was made in Hull during the BBC's The One Show, as the current UK City of Culture's year-long celebration nears an end.

The competition is held every four years, with Derry-Londonderry named as the first winner in 2013.