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Belfast voted the second kindest city in Britain and the North of Ireland

Belfast City Hall, County Antrim. (Picture: Beth Ellis/Ireland's Content Pool)
Belfast City Hall, County Antrim. (Picture: Beth Ellis/Ireland’s Content Pool)

BELFAST has been voted the second kindest city in Britain and the North of Ireland – beaten to the top spot only by Bristol.

The Northern Irish capital won out over the likes of Glasgow, London and Liverpool in a survey run by Co-op Food.

Aberdeen came in third place while Southampton and Cardiff rounded off the top five.

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Manchester made the top 10 but it was bad news for London, with the English capital coming in last place on a list of 19 cities.

A number of things are considered to make a city “kind”.

Running after someone who had dropped something to return it to them was found to be the most common kind deed, followed by giving up a seat on public transport for a pregnant passenger.

Belfast was also voted the ‘best UK city’ by readers of The Guardian earlier this month.

Scroll down to see the full list of kindest cities…

Bristol. (Picture: WikiCommons)
Bristol. (Picture: WikiCommons)

1. Bristol

2. Belfast

3. Aberdeen

4. Southampton

5. Cardiff

6. Bradford

7. Oxford

Manchester. (Picture: Wiki Commons)
Manchester. (Picture: Wiki Commons)

8. Manchester

9. Coventry

10. Norwich

11. Sheffield

12. Nottingham

York. (Picture: WikiCommons)
York. (Picture: WikiCommons)

13. York

14. Edinburgh

15. Leeds

16. Birmingham

17. Liverpool

18. Glasgow

19. London

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