East German village sells for €140,000

East German village sells for €140,000

The only bidder at an unusual auction on Saturday put down €140,000 and walked away the new owner of a small slice of German history: the village of Alwine, population 20.

‘People had no prospects here’: east German village put on market for €125,000

‘People had no prospects here’: east German village put on market for €125,000

Germany’s shortest metro line to open in Berlin

Germany’s shortest metro line to open in Berlin

Helmut Kohl a favourite for Nobel Peace Prize

Helmut Kohl a favourite for Nobel Peace Prize

Merkel marks East German dash for freedom

Merkel marks East German dash for freedom