Derry to be named UK Capital of Culture 2013?

Derry will find out in a few hours time if it is to be named the UK's first City of Culture.

The winning city will be announced on tonight's 'One Show' on BBC 1, which is aired between 7 - 730pm.

Derry faces competition from Sheffield, Norwich and Birmingham.

Meanwhile, Bookmakers William Hill have stopped taking bets on who is going to win the UK City of Culture 2013.

William Hill says they stopped taking bets on Wednesday night amidst rumours that Derry would win.

But, But, Brendan McMennamin, who is Arts Officer with Derry City Council, says they know something that the bid team don't.

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