Germany on Saturday marked the 30th anniversary of the opening of the Berlin Wall, a pivotal moment in the events that brought down Communism in eastern Europe.
In this special edition of State of the Union, we took out the red sofa to ask people about their thoughts on the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, we speak to an MEP who lived through it as a young girl and look at the business of new walls in Europe.
Today many Easterners can't help but feel they were merely absorbed by their more wealthy, Western neighbors, rather than joining as equal partners.
It was 60 years ago that the first Trabant rolled off the production line. A symbol of mobility in Communist East Germany, 'Trabis', nicknamed 'plastic bombers', have achieved cult status and are now a collector's item.
Voices of Dissent: Art in the German Democratic Republic 1976-1989
Gunter Schabowski the East German spokesperson whose error led to the demise of the Berlin Wall has died aged 86. Guenter Schabowski, official whose
Showing you the Berlin Wall like you’ve never seen it before.
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To mark the 25th anniversary of the tumbling of the Berlin Wall, we have brought together eight key videos, to help you relive this era-defining
A part of the Berlin wall can still be seen in Bernauer Strasse. It was here that some of the early escapes from West to East took place.
At 21h20 the barrier rose at the frontier post on Bornholmer strasse. The Berlin Wall was open.
The decision to throw open the border was announced