Lenin statue to be unveiled in west Germany after legal battle
Germany

Lenin statue to be unveiled in west Germany after legal battle

While a global row rages over the controversial background of historical figures immortalised as statues, on Saturday a divisive new monument to Soviet leader Lenin will be unveiled in Germany.

New book digs up Stasi files on Günter Grass
Germany

New book digs up Stasi files on Günter Grass

How the Stasi failed to silence Rolling Stones fans in East Germany
Germany

How the Stasi failed to silence Rolling Stones fans in East Germany

Former East German ‘Stasi’ agents questioned over Lockerbie bombing
Germany

Former East German ‘Stasi’ agents questioned over Lockerbie bombing

Why Germany will never forget the Stasi era of mass surveillance
Germany

Why Germany will never forget the Stasi era of mass surveillance

German man left disabled by 1982 border shooting offered compensation
Germany

German man left disabled by 1982 border shooting offered compensation

Talkin’ ’bout my generation: What unity means to eastern Germans
Germany

Talkin’ ’bout my generation: What unity means to eastern Germans

Honeckers: the most powerful family in communist East Germany. What happened to them?
Germany

Honeckers: the most powerful family in communist East Germany. What happened to them?

Weekend Wanderlust: A love letter to the eastern German city of Leipzig
Germany

Weekend Wanderlust: A love letter to the eastern German city of Leipzig

Angela Merkel confesses to smuggling Western currency during GDR days
Germany

Angela Merkel confesses to smuggling Western currency during GDR days

Plans to rebuild Berlin Wall for art project blocked
Germany

Plans to rebuild Berlin Wall for art project blocked

Here’s a little-known East German vehicle that’s actually amazing
Germany

Here’s a little-known East German vehicle that’s actually amazing

Turkey reminds me of communist East Germany, says veteran German finance minister
Germany

Turkey reminds me of communist East Germany, says veteran German finance minister

New study gives first verifiable death toll at Cold War East German borders
Germany

New study gives first verifiable death toll at Cold War East German borders

Berlin ‘Good Bye Lenin!’ showing brings GDR back to life
Germany

Berlin ‘Good Bye Lenin!’ showing brings GDR back to life

November 9th: the day German history keeps being made
Germany

November 9th: the day German history keeps being made

25 years on, Germany’s ‘two capitals’ causing headaches
Germany

25 years on, Germany’s ‘two capitals’ causing headaches

East Germany – 10 things you never knew about the GDR
Germany

East Germany – 10 things you never knew about the GDR

Disasters in East Germany: socialism was never at fault
Germany

Disasters in East Germany: socialism was never at fault

Researchers row over number of Cold War border deaths
Germany

Researchers row over number of Cold War border deaths

Western firms tested drugs on East Germans in Cold War
Germany

Western firms tested drugs on East Germans in Cold War

Victims of East German doping to get €10 million aid
Germany

Victims of East German doping to get €10 million aid

What if Germany had never been reunited?
Germany

What if Germany had never been reunited?

‘Welcome back, Lenin’: Soviet leader returns
Germany

‘Welcome back, Lenin’: Soviet leader returns

The day that ‘sealed East Germany’s fate’
Germany

The day that ‘sealed East Germany’s fate’

When the first stone was laid: Berlin TV tower
Germany

When the first stone was laid: Berlin TV tower

Merkel says coronavirus rules evoked memories of East Germany
Germany

Merkel says coronavirus rules evoked memories of East Germany

Berlin honours dead of 1953 anti-GDR uprising
Germany

Berlin honours dead of 1953 anti-GDR uprising

More women work in east than west: Study
Germany

More women work in east than west: Study

Stasi documents trove released online
Germany

Stasi documents trove released online

‘Tear Down This Plaque’ row over GDR sign
Germany

‘Tear Down This Plaque’ row over GDR sign

‘Plug-ugly’ Honecker yacht fetches €130,000
Germany

‘Plug-ugly’ Honecker yacht fetches €130,000

How ordinary people smashed the Stasi
Germany

How ordinary people smashed the Stasi

Berlin balloon makes 850-km journey to Riga
Germany

Berlin balloon makes 850-km journey to Riga

Berlin celebrates 25 years since fall of Wall
Germany

Berlin celebrates 25 years since fall of Wall

Parliament’s Wall debate opens old wounds
Germany

Parliament’s Wall debate opens old wounds

Berlin starts celebrations for Wall fall anniversary
Germany

Berlin starts celebrations for Wall fall anniversary

The guard who opened the Berlin Wall
Germany

The guard who opened the Berlin Wall

Reunited but still battling a sinister hangover
Germany

Reunited but still battling a sinister hangover

How the Berlin Wall inspired celebrities
Germany

How the Berlin Wall inspired celebrities

Tonight we’re gonna party like it’s 1989
Germany

Tonight we’re gonna party like it’s 1989

‘We thought the Wall would last forever’
Germany

‘We thought the Wall would last forever’

Escaping of the 5,000 from East Berlin
Germany

Escaping of the 5,000 from East Berlin

The Local’s Berlin Wall special
Germany

The Local’s Berlin Wall special

Berlin Wall? Ring the bell and come through
Germany

Berlin Wall? Ring the bell and come through

How Berlin will celebrate this weekend
Germany

How Berlin will celebrate this weekend

Merkel lauds courage of East Germany dissidents
Germany

Merkel lauds courage of East Germany dissidents

‘I’m leaving for the West, who’s coming?’
Germany

‘I’m leaving for the West, who’s coming?’

See how Berlin has changed since Wall fell
Germany

See how Berlin has changed since Wall fell

Victims of GDR regime get benefit boost
Germany

Victims of GDR regime get benefit boost

East happier than West with reunification
Germany

East happier than West with reunification

Germany sues Swiss bank over missing marks
Germany

Germany sues Swiss bank over missing marks

‘First dissident’ of GDR dies at 93
Germany

‘First dissident’ of GDR dies at 93

Berlin Wall anniversary forgotten by many
Germany

Berlin Wall anniversary forgotten by many

Berlin to place 8,000 lit balloons along Wall route
Germany

Berlin to place 8,000 lit balloons along Wall route

Men fined for wearing East German shirts
Germany

Men fined for wearing East German shirts

East Germany in colour – everyday propaganda
Germany

East Germany in colour – everyday propaganda

GDR prisoners made Aldi and VW goods
Germany

GDR prisoners made Aldi and VW goods

Man wins Cold War radio competition, 44 years on
Germany

Man wins Cold War radio competition, 44 years on

Father of Berlin Wall reconciliation dies
Germany

Father of Berlin Wall reconciliation dies

Population flight from east Germany ends
Germany

Population flight from east Germany ends

Researchers find 138th Berlin Wall victim
Germany

Researchers find 138th Berlin Wall victim

The enduring appeal of East Germany’s Trabi
Germany

The enduring appeal of East Germany’s Trabi

How united is Germany?
Germany

How united is Germany?

‘I stole Berlin’s original Checkpoint Charlie sign’
Germany

‘I stole Berlin’s original Checkpoint Charlie sign’

‘Ampelmann is a positive symbol of the GDR’
Germany

‘Ampelmann is a positive symbol of the GDR’

Should Berlin protect its Soviet-era buildings?
Germany

Should Berlin protect its Soviet-era buildings?

Bisky dies: East German defender in tough times
Germany

Bisky dies: East German defender in tough times

Merkel ‘considered’ fleeing East Germany
Germany

Merkel ‘considered’ fleeing East Germany

Conservatives demand East German symbol ban
Germany

Conservatives demand East German symbol ban

Merkel reveals new details of GDR past
Germany

Merkel reveals new details of GDR past

Ikea: sorry for East German prison labour
Germany

Ikea: sorry for East German prison labour

Eastern Germans ‘still shut out from elite’
Germany

Eastern Germans ‘still shut out from elite’

‘One in six’ east Germans think like neo-Nazis
Germany

‘One in six’ east Germans think like neo-Nazis

Politicians pay tribute to ‘East German courage’
Germany

Politicians pay tribute to ‘East German courage’

One in five ‘Wessis’ have never been east
Germany

One in five ‘Wessis’ have never been east

Talent and growth head for the cities
Germany

Talent and growth head for the cities

Foreign investors ‘snap up prefab German flats’
Germany

Foreign investors ‘snap up prefab German flats’

Walker unearths doomed Cold War spying tunnel
Germany

Walker unearths doomed Cold War spying tunnel

Half of German teens ‘unsure Hitler a dictator’
Germany

Half of German teens ‘unsure Hitler a dictator’

East German prison labour claims spread
Germany

East German prison labour claims spread

East Germany world’s most Godless area
Germany

East Germany world’s most Godless area

Compensation for abused East German kids
Germany

Compensation for abused East German kids

East German payments ‘no longer needed’
Germany

East German payments ‘no longer needed’

Restored Stasi HQ opens doors to public
Germany

Restored Stasi HQ opens doors to public

Historian wants ban on communist uniforms
Germany

Historian wants ban on communist uniforms

Honecker’s hunting lodge sold for €2.5 million
Germany

Honecker’s hunting lodge sold for €2.5 million

Honecker’s plane gets new lease of life as luxury hotel
Germany

Honecker’s plane gets new lease of life as luxury hotel

Erhard sought to pay billions for East German freedom
Germany

Erhard sought to pay billions for East German freedom

Computer will soon piece together torn Stasi files
Germany

Computer will soon piece together torn Stasi files

Former Stasi workers to be banned from archive
Germany

Former Stasi workers to be banned from archive

More than 50 ex-Stasi work for files authority
Germany

More than 50 ex-Stasi work for files authority

Saxony pays nobles millions for porcelain seized by communists
Germany

Saxony pays nobles millions for porcelain seized by communists

Women’s equality stronger in former east, study finds
Germany

Women’s equality stronger in former east, study finds

Photos show the Inner German border, then and now
Germany

Photos show the Inner German border, then and now

Video game simulates East German border terror
Germany

Video game simulates East German border terror

East German death toll revised upwards
Germany

East German death toll revised upwards

Stasi checks for public servants extended
Germany

Stasi checks for public servants extended

Court rules against ‘Ossi’ discrimination case
Germany

Court rules against ‘Ossi’ discrimination case

Woman sues over ‘Ossi’ discrimination
Germany

Woman sues over ‘Ossi’ discrimination

Child abuse reported at East German institutions
Germany

Child abuse reported at East German institutions

Requests to see Stasi secret police files surge in Wall anniversary year
Germany

Requests to see Stasi secret police files surge in Wall anniversary year

Taking her first gasp during East Germany’s last
Germany

Taking her first gasp during East Germany’s last

Emotional strain ends former Stasi prisoner’s live re-enactment
Germany

Emotional strain ends former Stasi prisoner’s live re-enactment

Stasi victims still searching for peace after 20 years
Germany

Stasi victims still searching for peace after 20 years

Last East German leader still a convinced socialist
Germany

Last East German leader still a convinced socialist

Former East German nudists still letting it all hang out
Germany

Former East German nudists still letting it all hang out

Eastern German economy grows faster than expected
Germany

Eastern German economy grows faster than expected

Former Stasi prisoner goes back to jail for art
Germany

Former Stasi prisoner goes back to jail for art

‘Book reverend’ saves a million scrapped East German books
Germany

‘Book reverend’ saves a million scrapped East German books

East German sports doping victim speaks out after sex change
Germany

East German sports doping victim speaks out after sex change

Former East German jewel faces ghost town future
Germany

Former East German jewel faces ghost town future

East German Trabant revs up for comeback
Germany

East German Trabant revs up for comeback

Stasi had file on Michael Jackson
Germany

Stasi had file on Michael Jackson

Underground East German fashion show comes to Berlin
Germany

Underground East German fashion show comes to Berlin

U2 rocks Berlin two decades after ‘Achtung Baby’
Germany

U2 rocks Berlin two decades after ‘Achtung Baby’

‘City of losers’ makes a comeback from communist past
Germany

‘City of losers’ makes a comeback from communist past

East-west divide between Germans remains strong
Germany

East-west divide between Germans remains strong

Municipal posts rife with 17,000 former Stasi workers
Germany

Municipal posts rife with 17,000 former Stasi workers

Kurras’ Stasi past almost revealed by researcher six years ago
Germany

Kurras’ Stasi past almost revealed by researcher six years ago

Stasi stole West German identities for sabotage ops
Germany

Stasi stole West German identities for sabotage ops

Stasi link made in infamous student death
Germany

Stasi link made in infamous student death

Tiefensee says former East Germans get no respect
Germany

Tiefensee says former East Germans get no respect

Former East German athletes angry over doping confessions
Germany

Former East German athletes angry over doping confessions

Women stage wage-gap protests nationwide
Germany

Women stage wage-gap protests nationwide

Three East German authors named for National Prize
Germany

Three East German authors named for National Prize

East German songwriter commits suicide in jail
Germany

East German songwriter commits suicide in jail

CDU plans campaign to fight communist nostalgia
Germany

CDU plans campaign to fight communist nostalgia

One in nine in Berlin wants the Wall back
Germany

One in nine in Berlin wants the Wall back

Stasi informant loses court privacy battle
Germany

Stasi informant loses court privacy battle

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Germany

Stasi love drama causes stir for ARD

Köhler urges west to recognize East German achievements
Germany

Köhler urges west to recognize East German achievements

Berlin paper backs Stasi investigation of staff
Germany

Berlin paper backs Stasi investigation of staff

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Germany

CDU’s Böhmer sorry for offending East German women

Eastern German population dips to lowest level in 114 years
Germany

Eastern German population dips to lowest level in 114 years

The East-West divide is diminishing, but differences still remain
Germany

The East-West divide is diminishing, but differences still remain

‘Land grab’ ups prices in eastern Germany
Germany

‘Land grab’ ups prices in eastern Germany

Merkel remembers East German uprising
Germany

Merkel remembers East German uprising

Merkel still hoards after East German upbringing, she says
Germany

Merkel still hoards after East German upbringing, she says

Merkel got bad marks for Marx
Germany

Merkel got bad marks for Marx

Merkel’s guards revealed as ex-Stasi
Germany

Merkel’s guards revealed as ex-Stasi

Merkel defends her East German past
Germany

Merkel defends her East German past