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Are twin towns a thing of the past?

Nottingham, Derby and Leicester all have German twin towns - but how much use are they?

BBC East Midlands Today's Tom Brown visited Karlsruhe, Osnabrück and Krefeld to see whether there are benefits to twinning projects.

From Anglo-German football matches to important trade links, East Midlands authorities believe twinning is essential.

  • 31 Jul 2013
  • From the section England