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Birmingham 'beats space' as tourist destination

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The New York Times has published its 45 places to go in 2012 which includes the Maldives, Malaysia, but also Birmingham and Glasgow.

Nick Bailey, professor of urban regeneration at the University of Westminster, and Jon Bounds, writer and creator of a website about Birmingham, discuss what being a tourist destination says about our former industrial cities.


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