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NOV 26, 2014 - The Economist

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The Berlin Wall: Twenty-five years on

SINCE 1789 pieces of the Bastille have been sought-after decorations on mantelpieces in France. Two centuries later, bits of the Berlin Wall have travelled all around the globe. It is “the only monument that exists on all continents,” except possibly Antarctica, says Axel Klausmeier, the boss of a Berlin foundation for its remembrance. That says a lot about what Germans ...

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NOV 25, 2014 - Washington Post

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WorldViews: The best zingers in Pope Francis’s takedown of Europe

On Tuesday, Pope Francis addressed the European parliament in the French city of Strasbourg. The speech was a historic event, following 26 years after Pope John Paul II spoke before the same assembly, not long before the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Soviet Union. Then, the late pontiff hailed the European Union as a "beacon of civilization." Read ...

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NOV 25, 2014 - The Guardian

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Iain Duncan Smith questioned by MPs about universal credit: Politics Live blog

Rolling coverage of all the day’s political developments as they happen, including Tristram Hunt’s speech saying Labour would tell private schools to help state schools or lose £700mTristram Hunt’s plans - SummaryLunchtime summary 2.41pm GMT Duncan Smith says 3m households are set to gain from UC.The plans to deliver are on track, he says. 2.39pm GMT Iain Duncan Smith is ...

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NOV 25, 2014 - The Guardian

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Private and state schools told to collaborate more or face penalties

Labour says private schools must ‘step up and play their part’ to break down Berlin Wall in Britain’s education systemPrivate schools should play state schools at competitive sport and participate in debating societies, the shadow education secretary has said in a speech urging private schools to end the “Berlin Wall” in the education system.In a Guardian article, Tristam Hunt said ...

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NOV 22, 2014 - The Guardian

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Haruki Murakami: Racing to Checkpoint Charlie – my memories of the Berlin Wall

The Japanese author on the importance of walls as motifs in his novelsIt has been a quarter of a century now since the Berlin Wall that separated East and West Berlin came down. The first time I visited Berlin was in 1983, and back then the city was still divided into East and West by that looming wall. Travellers could go over ...

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