The ECB's new premises

Jean-Claude Trichet, the ECB president, unveiled the bank's final choice for its new building at a press conference on Thursday 20 January ,saying it will not only come to symbolise Frankfurt and European unity, but develop into a "global icon".

Click here to read the introductory statement to the press conference by Lucas Papademos on the ECB's website

Click here to read the introductory statement to the press conference by Jean-Claude Trichet on the ECB's website

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