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What the papers say - the guardian

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Liverpool City Council will apologise next week to the Welsh people for drowning a village and flooding a valley 40 years ago. The creation of a reservoir in mid-Wales provides Liverpool with 295M litres of water every day but eradicated the village of Capel Celyn. It is claimed that the destruction of a community that was entirely Welsh speaking lead directly to the rise of Plaid Cymru as a political force.

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