This article in today’s Sunday Herald looks at the unified Germany.
A section of the Berlin wall has been rebuilt to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the fall of the Wall in 1989. However it seems instead to be stressing that the divisions remain.
Should this serve as a warning for Ireland if and when ?
Fifteen years on, the wall returns to haunt Berlin
Rebuilt partition captures German mood of cultural resentment and economic woe, finds Alan Crawford at Checkpoint Charlie
Theyve rebuilt the wall in Berlin. A 200-metre stretch of whitewashed concrete, three metres high and with the distinctive rounded top of the original, has been erected beside Checkpoint Charlie to mark the 15th anniversary of the fall of the wall on November 9, 1989.
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