Economics and history collide as UNESCO revokes Liverpool's World Heritage status

Aug 23, 2021
Fewer than two decades after it was awarded, UNESCO revoked Liverpool's World Heritage designation. Now, city officials and economists look to find ways to preserve history while striving for economic prosperity.
UNESCO revoked its World Heritage designation for six sites on Liverpool's waterfront. Now, city officials look to the future as they try to balance protecting the past with fostering economic prosperity.
Victoria Craig

Beatlemania is alive and well in the band's hometown of Liverpool

Jan 8, 2019
Growing Beatles tourism has helped other businesses in Liverpool — many hotels, restaurants and shopping centers have opened up in recent years.
PETER SKINGLEY/AFP/Getty Images

Consumer spending picks up... private hiring does not.

Oct 6, 2010
Bad news: This morning, a private payroll service said U-S companies unexpectedly decreased their workforces last month by 39,000 people. Good...