East Germans worked, cooked dinner and spent time with family and friends just like West Germans did. But they were also spied on by the Stasi and kept from leaving by the inner-German border. Click on the links below to find out more about what life was like for those living in the German Democratic Republic (GDR).
PM Alexis Tsipras led a "No" rally of thousands in Athens as campaigning ended ahead of the referendum on bailout terms from international creditors. There were thousands at the "Yes" campaign rallies too.
FIFA and the Canadian Soccer Association have deflected criticism over President Sepp Blatter's absence at the Women's World Cup final. As Japan and the US go head-to-head, the organizers shifted the focus to the games.
Mark Rutte's government is lobbying for the creation of a UN tribunal, which would prosecute suspects in downing of the Malaysian plane, officials have said. Most of the 298 victims in last year's incident were Dutch.