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#Berlin Wall

# berlin-wall - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

New section of the Berlin Wall discovered by accident

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

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

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

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

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

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

Catch up as you wake up.

In Photos: 25 years ago today the Berlin Wall fell Cold War This post contains videos

In Photos: 25 years ago today the Berlin Wall fell

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

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'

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains images

In photos: 50 years of the Berlin Wall

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

From The Daily Edge The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know this morning…