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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Berlin Wall

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# Bundesliga
Hertha Berlin put on incredible tifo to mark 30th anniversary of Berlin Wall's collapse
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.
# Cold War
Merkel calls for 'human rights and tolerance' as Germany marks 30 years since fall of Berlin Wall
Merkel herself grew up in East Germany and was a scientist working in Berlin on 9 November, 1989.
US and EU warn of 'danger of Russia and China' on Berlin Wall anniversary
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the West “can never take … things for granted”.
# off the wall
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.
# Germany
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.
# Back To School
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.
# On The Cards
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.
# wunderbar
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.
# Live from Berlin
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.
# Cold War
In Photos: 25 years ago today the Berlin Wall fell
It signalled the end of the Soviet Union, which would eventually dissolve in 1991.
# News Fix
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.
# Russia
'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
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.
# Ein Berliner
WATCH: Today in 1963, JFK made this speech...
The ‘Ich bin ein Berliner’ speech became one of the US president’s most famous addresses.
# Daily Fix
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…
# Berlin Wall
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
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”.
# Berlin Wall
In photos: 50 years of the Berlin Wall
Germany commemorates the 50th anniversary of the construction of the Berlin Wall this weekend.
# Week in Photos
The week in photos
This is the week that was, in pictures