berlin wall

It is too easy to forget that the European Union is primarily a project of unification and a phenomenally successful peace project, Leader of Renew Europe Dacian Cioloş writes.
But wherever you build a wall, people will always try to get over – or under it, journalist Helena Merriman writes.
It’s been thirty years since the Berlin Wall was erected overnight in 1961. Its sudden existence split many families, physically & ideologically divided the city of Berlin and all of the country. Its complete demolition after decades was complete by November 1991.
Fears of a “new Hitler”, a toy London bus and buying bananas for the first time.
From Berlin to China, accelerated by new technology and communications, 1989 saw humans take decisive steps towards greater dignity against controlling systems and unfair distribution of opportunities