The East Side Gallery is the most famous standing section of the Berlin Wall, there are other, less frequented remains of the structure.
A planned wall near the French port of Calais aims to deter migrants from ambushing trucks bound for Britain, but many see the construction as a darker symbol of Europe's rising barriers against asylum seekers.
75 years ago, the Nazis began deporting Jews to death camps. The infamous Track 17 at Berlin's Grunewald station was the departure point. Contemporary witness, Horst Selbiger, shares his memories of the "shipments."
UK officials have said work will begin later this month on a wall in the northern French city. France and Britain have agreed a tougher response to the migrant crisis in Calais is necessary.
Irmela Mensah-Schramm removes Nazi and other far-right symbols from public spaces in German cities. But the 70-year-old Berlin resident is in trouble after a court charged her with damaging public property.
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