From 1951 to 1989, the Hohenschönhausen district of Berlin was home to the main secret police prison in communist East Germany. Now it's a museum. A new exhibition remembers the persecution of some 45,000 political prisoners.
US architect Peter Eisenman is best known for designing Berlin's Holocaust Memorial, but he is also a respected writer and teacher - and his ideas have inspired generations of architects.
Neo-Nazi conspiracy theorists have been given the go-ahead for a rally marking the death of Rudolf Hess. They believe Hess was murdered by British spies.
Hands up who remembers their first day of school? Tamsin Walker has no recollection of hers. But had it been here in Germany, it might have been a whole different story. Written in fountain pen, no less.
Politicians gathered in Germany's capital, Berlin, to remember the initial laying of the foundations of the Berlin Wall. On this day 56 years ago, East Germany's communist regime started dividing Berlin in two.
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