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Calm Down

by | 5th, June 2003

‘THIS morning Liverpudlians peel back the net curtains and present a new face to the world.

Liverpool City Council’s arts and culture committee

The bushy moustache is waxed at the ends, the hair has taken on a softer perm and the shell suit has a French label. Liverpool is European Capital of Culture 2008.

And if you think that’s no big deal, cock an ear to the Sun, where Mike Storey, leader of the infamous Liverpool City Council, is beside himself.

”This is like Liverpool winning the Champions’ League, Everton winning the double and the Beatles reforming all on the same day, then Steven Spielberg coming to the city to make a Hollywood blockbuster about it,” he says.

But when the other runners and riders in the race for cultural superiority are seen, the news is less sensational than a footballing miracle and

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