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# east-germany - 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 27,037 Views 145 Comments

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

# east-germany - Sunday 9 November, 2014

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 15,279 Views 42 Comments

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

# east-germany - Saturday 21 September, 2013

How Angela Merkel rose to the top job in Germany
# Angela Merkel
# Angela Merkel

How Angela Merkel rose to the top job in Germany

Sep 21st 2013, 5:30 PM 6,598 Views 38 Comments

Maternal to many Germans, symbol of austerity to others, the former pastor’s daughter has come far from an East German childhood to Chancellor.

# east-germany - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Merkel tells young people with no jobs that they might have to move
# Pack Your Bags
# Pack Your Bags

Merkel tells young people with no jobs that they might have to move

Jun 15th 2013, 3:14 PM 16,898 Views 76 Comments

Merkel said there will have to be more mobility if the youth unemployment figures are to be reduced.

# east-germany - Monday 13 May, 2013

Angela Merkel: ‘No, I was not an East German propaganda official’
# Germany
# Germany

Angela Merkel: ‘No, I was not an East German propaganda official’

May 13th 2013, 5:10 PM 7,604 Views 28 Comments

A new book has revived suggestions that Merkel was an active trade union official – at a time when the state controlled the unions.

# east-germany - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

IKEA 'used Stasi prisoners for slave labour' - German report
# IKEA
# IKEA

IKEA 'used Stasi prisoners for slave labour' - German report

Sep 6th 2011, 10:10 AM 1,865 Views 13 Comments

Broadcaster WDR says documents from Stasi archives show ‘deep cooperation’ between IKEA and the East German government.

# east-germany - Monday 15 August, 2011

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 645 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.

# east-germany - Saturday 13 August, 2011

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 2,836 Views 16 Comments

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

# east-germany - Friday 5 August, 2011

East German spies' disguises made them look like... spies
# Oops
From The Daily Edge
# Oops

East German spies' disguises made them look like... spies

Aug 5th 2011, 2:10 PM 1,023 Views 8 Comments

Artist Simon Menner uncovered images of a typical Stazi ‘disguise’ during a hunt of its archives. Now they’re on display.

# east-germany - Tuesday 14 December, 2010

Germany 'enslaved and abused' post-Nazi era children
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Germany 'enslaved and abused' post-Nazi era children

Dec 14th 2010, 10:16 AM 529 Views 0 Comments

Germany agrees a €120m compensation deal after children in state and church care were abused for 25 years.