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#Berlin Wall

# berlin-wall - Saturday 9 November, 2019

Hertha Berlin put on incredible tifo to mark 30th anniversary of Berlin Wall's collapse
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From The42
# Bundesliga

Hertha Berlin put on incredible tifo to mark 30th anniversary of Berlin Wall's collapse

Nov 9th 2019, 5:36 PM 12,120 Views 6 Comments

Just a week after their derby with city rivals Union the club celebrated the destruction of a barrier that had split their city for 38 years.

Merkel calls for 'human rights and tolerance' as Germany marks 30 years since fall of Berlin Wall
# Cold War
# Cold War

Merkel calls for 'human rights and tolerance' as Germany marks 30 years since fall of Berlin Wall

Nov 9th 2019, 12:11 PM 10,058 Views 23 Comments

Merkel herself grew up in East Germany and was a scientist working in Berlin on 9 November, 1989.

# berlin-wall - Friday 8 November, 2019

US and EU warn of 'danger of Russia and China' on Berlin Wall anniversary
# NATO
# NATO

US and EU warn of 'danger of Russia and China' on Berlin Wall anniversary

Nov 8th 2019, 10:55 PM 15,687 Views 38 Comments

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the West “can never take … things for granted”.

# berlin-wall - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

New section of the Berlin Wall discovered by accident
# Off The Wall
# Off The Wall

New section of the Berlin Wall discovered by accident

Aug 15th 2018, 9:31 PM 42,111 Views 22 Comments

It’s the second long-lost piece of the barrier to be identified and given protected status this year.

# berlin-wall - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Bill Clinton and Angela Merkel pay respects to 'post-war giant' Helmut Kohl
# Germany
# Germany

Bill Clinton and Angela Merkel pay respects to 'post-war giant' Helmut Kohl

Jul 1st 2017, 6:35 PM 10,697 Views 12 Comments

On his watch, West and East Germany reunified after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989.

# berlin-wall - Monday 29 August, 2016

This school in Monaghan has had a main road running through it for the past 27 years
# Back To School
# Back To School

This school in Monaghan has had a main road running through it for the past 27 years

Aug 29th 2016, 1:02 PM 28,501 Views 10 Comments

Up until today, students at Castleblayney College crossed the former N2 an estimated 1100 times a day.

# berlin-wall - Monday 18 July, 2016

Enda Kenny raises possibility of border poll as part of Brexit negotiations
# On The Cards
# On The Cards

Enda Kenny raises possibility of border poll as part of Brexit negotiations

Jul 18th 2016, 10:27 PM 27,020 Views 145 Comments

The Taoiseach drew comparisons with East Germany after the fall of the Berlin Wall.

# berlin-wall - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Germany is laughing all the way to the jobs office
# Wunderbar
# Wunderbar

Germany is laughing all the way to the jobs office

Mar 31st 2015, 11:28 AM 14,421 Views 51 Comments

The country’s unemployment figures for March were the best since the fall of the Berlin Wall.

# berlin-wall - Sunday 9 November, 2014

The scene at the Brandenburg Gate right now looks pretty spectacular
# Live From Berlin
# Live From Berlin

The scene at the Brandenburg Gate right now looks pretty spectacular

Nov 9th 2014, 4:35 PM 21,962 Views 54 Comments

Germany’s marking the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall with a massive open-air party. The city’s packed, and it all looks incredible.

The 9 at 9: Sunday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nov 9th 2014, 8:46 AM 13,499 Views 9 Comments

Catch up as you wake up.

In Photos: 25 years ago today the Berlin Wall fell
# Cold War
# Cold War

In Photos: 25 years ago today the Berlin Wall fell

Nov 9th 2014, 8:30 AM 15,152 Views 40 Comments

It signalled the end of the Soviet Union, which would eventually dissolve in 1991.

# berlin-wall - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Nov 8th 2014, 8:19 PM 26,961 Views 1 Comment

More revelations about those politician ‘tax dodge’ claims, good news for anyone looking for a mortgage, and world figures (and David Hasselhoff) mark 25 years since the Berlin Wall came down.

Gorbachev: We're on the brink of a 'new Cold War'
# BERLIN 25
# BERLIN 25

Gorbachev: We're on the brink of a 'new Cold War'

Nov 8th 2014, 6:40 PM 19,529 Views 82 Comments

The 83-year-old has accused the West, particularly the US, of giving in to “triumphalism” after the collapse of the USSR.

# berlin-wall - Sunday 22 December, 2013

'A fight for power is not for me': Putin foe Khodorkovsky vows to stay away from Russia
# Russia
# Russia

'A fight for power is not for me': Putin foe Khodorkovsky vows to stay away from Russia

Dec 22nd 2013, 7:09 PM 9,177 Views 21 Comments

The Kremlin critic surfaced in Germany hours after his release on Friday from a prison in an obscure corner of northern Russia, following a surprise pardon by President Vladimir Putin.

# berlin-wall - Monday 4 March, 2013

Berlin Wall's contested removal halted, for now
# Berlin
# Berlin

Berlin Wall's contested removal halted, for now

Mar 4th 2013, 5:14 PM 6,990 Views 11 Comments

Protesters have been gathering at a surviving part of the wall to try and prevent it from being knocked down by a property developer.

# berlin-wall - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

WATCH: Today in 1963, JFK made this speech...
# Ein Berliner
# Ein Berliner

WATCH: Today in 1963, JFK made this speech...

Jun 26th 2012, 9:29 AM 3,060 Views 7 Comments

The ‘Ich bin ein Berliner’ speech became one of the US president’s most famous addresses.

# berlin-wall - Monday 15 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Aug 15th 2011, 8:01 PM 2,991 Views 8 Comments

In your fix today: Dublin Fire Brigade faces a staff crisis, the regal origins of the Laois bog body, the girl who sleeps 23 hours a day, and what it’s like to see snow for the first time…

West Germany 'wanted to swap West Berlin for part of East' - documents
# Berlin Wall
# Berlin Wall

West Germany 'wanted to swap West Berlin for part of East' - documents

Aug 15th 2011, 5:57 PM 623 Views 0 Comments

Documents released to Der Spiegel, days after the 50th Anniversary of the Berlin Wall, show how West Germany wanted to avoid it.

# berlin-wall - Saturday 13 August, 2011

Germany marks construction of the Berlin Wall by remembering victims
# Berlin Wall
# Berlin Wall

Germany marks construction of the Berlin Wall by remembering victims

Aug 13th 2011, 5:34 PM 193 Views 3 Comments

The victims of the Berlin Wall have been remembered at a commemoration ceremony marking the construction of the divide 50 years ago – a divide which Chancellor Angela Merkel said marked her “entire life”.

In photos: 50 years of the Berlin Wall
# Berlin Wall
# Berlin Wall

In photos: 50 years of the Berlin Wall

Aug 13th 2011, 11:54 AM 2,817 Views 16 Comments

Germany commemorates the 50th anniversary of the construction of the Berlin Wall this weekend.

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
From The Daily Edge
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Aug 13th 2011, 11:02 AM 2,432 Views 7 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Aug 13th 2011, 8:57 AM 2,072 Views 11 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…