The Frankfurt Christmas market will arrive in Birmingham today.
Now in it's twelfth year, Birmingham has been twinned with Frankfurt for more than 40 years.
The market is the largest of its kind in the UK and runs until the 22nd December.
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Monday will see another fine and dry day after a cloudier start for some.
Low cloud will gradually become confined to the coast allowing sunny spells in the afternoon.
Into the evening it will remain dry with the best of the clear spells in the west.