Ipswich fails in culture bid

IPSWICH'S bid to become the UK City of Culture in 2013 has failed.

IPSWICH'S bid to become the UK City of Culture in 2013 has failed.

The town failed to make the short-list of four announced today.

The government will choose between Norwich, Birmingham, Sheffield and Derry in Northern Ireland.

The final announcement of the winning city will be made in the summer.