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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.
Nov 8th 2014, 8:19 PM 26,961 1

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#BERLIN25: Mikhail Gorbachev (above) has warned of a ‘new Cold War‘. The former Soviet leader was speaking at an event marking the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

#LET GO: Released from sentences of ‘hard labour’, two Americans imprisoned by North Korea are being allowed home.

#THE MISSING: Gang suspects in Mexico have confessed to killing 43 missing students, and burning their bodies.

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PARTING SHOT

The world marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall this weekend. Amongst the famous names who’ve been recalling that momentous event — The Hoff himself. Yes… The Baywatch star’s even presenting a new documentary, Hasselhoff vs. the Berlin Wall, which is airing on Nat Geo UK tonight…

Anyway —- here he is, fist-pumping his way into the history books, atop the wall, a quarter of a century ago…

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(We reckon Bono still gets a little jealous when he sees this clip. Say what you like about Hasselhoff, but the man can sure spot a promotion opportunity.)

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