Berlin Wall fall: The unbelievable moment that changed the world forever

Berlin Wall fall: The unbelievable moment that changed the world forever

The Berlin Wall fell 31 years ago on November 9th 1989. We looked back at the moment the unbelievable happened – and how it changed the world.

30 years on: German government hails success of reunification

30 years on: German government hails success of reunification

Court rules ‘reunification tax’ unconstitutional

Court rules ‘reunification tax’ unconstitutional

‘Freedom is the most precious possession’: How Berlin Wall’s fall sparked joy and upended lives

‘Freedom is the most precious possession’: How Berlin Wall’s fall sparked joy and upended lives

‘There was a human tide moving’: Berliner remembers crossing the Wall

‘There was a human tide moving’: Berliner remembers crossing the Wall

Zeitzeugen: Meet the Scottish artist who left her mark on the Berlin Wall

Zeitzeugen: Meet the Scottish artist who left her mark on the Berlin Wall

‘Spirit of optimism is gone’: Sombre mood as Germany marks 30 years of Berlin Wall fall

‘Spirit of optimism is gone’: Sombre mood as Germany marks 30 years of Berlin Wall fall

Is Germany really united 30 years after the fall of the Wall?
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Is Germany really united 30 years after the fall of the Wall?

Berlin hails Bush as ‘architect’ of German unity

Berlin hails Bush as ‘architect’ of German unity

5 GDR monuments which still have a part to play in today’s Berlin

5 GDR monuments which still have a part to play in today’s Berlin

Germany considers student exchanges to heal East-West divide

Germany considers student exchanges to heal East-West divide

How united is Germany 28 years after the Berlin Wall’s fall?

How united is Germany 28 years after the Berlin Wall’s fall?

Half of Germans think the country has grown to become one nation: study

Half of Germans think the country has grown to become one nation: study

IN NUMBERS: How life in Germany has changed since reunification

IN NUMBERS: How life in Germany has changed since reunification

November 9th: the day German history keeps being made

November 9th: the day German history keeps being made

The Berlin Wall – the 10 most famous quotes about the barrier

The Berlin Wall – the 10 most famous quotes about the barrier

German Unity Day in pics: protests, parties and Pegida

German Unity Day in pics: protests, parties and Pegida

10 things you never knew about German reunification

10 things you never knew about German reunification

German Unity ‘seesaw’ monument cut due to costs

German Unity ‘seesaw’ monument cut due to costs

Finally: East Germany turns migration corner

Finally: East Germany turns migration corner

How October 3rd became German Unity Day

How October 3rd became German Unity Day

Germany is second-oldest country worldwide

Germany is second-oldest country worldwide

Saarland celebrates 60 years of ‘yes’ to Germany

Saarland celebrates 60 years of ‘yes’ to Germany

IN PICTURES: How Unity Day lit up Germany

IN PICTURES: How Unity Day lit up Germany

What if Germany had never been reunited?

What if Germany had never been reunited?

East Germany still lags 25 years after unification

East Germany still lags 25 years after unification

How to celebrate German Unity Day nationwide

How to celebrate German Unity Day nationwide

The day that ‘sealed East Germany’s fate’

The day that ‘sealed East Germany’s fate’

Walls in their minds: East–West split remains

Walls in their minds: East–West split remains

East German economy still lagging, study finds

East German economy still lagging, study finds

The end of ‘soli’? Not so fast, hope states

The end of ‘soli’? Not so fast, hope states

Expats reveal another side of Berlin Wall

Expats reveal another side of Berlin Wall

East happier than West with reunification

East happier than West with reunification

Google commemorates 1989 Leipzig demos

Google commemorates 1989 Leipzig demos

Study shows poverty isn’t the same old story

Study shows poverty isn’t the same old story

Berlin Wall anniversary forgotten by many

Berlin Wall anniversary forgotten by many

German reunification bill hits €2,000,000,000,000

German reunification bill hits €2,000,000,000,000

Merkel vows support for Korean reunification bid

Merkel vows support for Korean reunification bid

How united is Germany?

How united is Germany?

Germans celebrate once-in-a-lifetime holiday

Germans celebrate once-in-a-lifetime holiday

Bavaria and Hesse want to pay other states less

Bavaria and Hesse want to pay other states less

One in five ‘Wessis’ have never been east

One in five ‘Wessis’ have never been east

Koreans look to Germany for reunification advice

Koreans look to Germany for reunification advice

Eastern workers still lag badly on wages

Eastern workers still lag badly on wages

German crime drops to record low

German crime drops to record low

Germany’s imperfectly balanced reunification

Germany’s imperfectly balanced reunification

Giant seesaw to honour German reunification

Giant seesaw to honour German reunification

German President Wulff honours 20th Unity Day

German President Wulff honours 20th Unity Day

Germany to advise South Korea on future reunification

Germany to advise South Korea on future reunification

Celebrating the late blossoms of reunification

Celebrating the late blossoms of reunification

Germany lauds economic ‘miracle’ of reunification

Germany lauds economic ‘miracle’ of reunification

Cold War ‘Checkpoint Bravo’ up for sale

Cold War ‘Checkpoint Bravo’ up for sale

East German opposition figure Bohley dies

East German opposition figure Bohley dies

Germany marks 20 years since reunification treaty

Germany marks 20 years since reunification treaty

East closes gaps 20 years after reunification

East closes gaps 20 years after reunification

The giant of German politics celebrates 80th

The giant of German politics celebrates 80th

Germans still divided despite backing reunification

Germans still divided despite backing reunification

Germans celebrate reunification 19 years on

Germans celebrate reunification 19 years on

Giants walk Berlin’s streets for Unity Day celebrations

Giants walk Berlin’s streets for Unity Day celebrations

UK documents expose Thatcher’s virulent opposition to reunification

UK documents expose Thatcher’s virulent opposition to reunification

Town in Lower Saxony pines for the Iron Curtain

Town in Lower Saxony pines for the Iron Curtain

Easterners unhappy with reunification

Easterners unhappy with reunification

East-west divide between Germans remains strong

East-west divide between Germans remains strong

Former East Germans miss failed communist dictatorship

Former East Germans miss failed communist dictatorship

Designer puts the Berlin Wall on the catwalk

Designer puts the Berlin Wall on the catwalk

The German year

The German year

Berlin exhibition brings East Germany alive for kids

Berlin exhibition brings East Germany alive for kids

Weakened Helmut Kohl appears in public after operation

Weakened Helmut Kohl appears in public after operation

Köhler: East Germans deserve more respect

Köhler: East Germans deserve more respect

Germans disappointed by reunification

Germans disappointed by reunification

Merkel’s Union reaches agreement with SPD on refugee family reunions

Merkel’s Union reaches agreement with SPD on refugee family reunions

Germany fetes unity with call for tolerance

Germany fetes unity with call for tolerance

East Germans return ‘home’ after moving west

East Germans return ‘home’ after moving west

Merkel thanks Eastern Europe for helping break the Iron Curtain

Merkel thanks Eastern Europe for helping break the Iron Curtain

Wowereit accuses Merkel of stupidity

Wowereit accuses Merkel of stupidity

Merkel pledges aid to depressed west

Merkel pledges aid to depressed west