East Germany

Fears of a “new Hitler”, a toy London bus and buying bananas for the first time.
The country's far-right party did much better in the region that used to be communist East Germany.
On Friday many of the files of the infamous Stasi, communist East Germany’s secret police, were made public for the first
Winding back the clock just half a century, this seemingly inconceivable head-trip was a harrowing reality for East Berlin
Witness to important stages of human history, the Harz Mountains, in the heart of Germany, not only has a network of hiking trails but also a clutch of cultural treasures recognised by UNESCO.
While some might be concerned about it being a hipster's playground overrun with murky nightclubs, there is much to suggest the city is for anyone curious enough to explore its rich and expansive avenues. Just being in Berlin is an experience in itself.
Germany is marking 50 years since the construction of the Berlin Wall. The wall was built by the communist East ostensibly