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).
Newspapers find it difficult to make money online, and German publishers are no exception. They want Google to pay for displaying their articles. But the attempt has backfired.
A new doping code is set to come into force worldwide at the start of 2015. In Germany, a new code will also start up, which will place a more demands on the country's own anti-doping authority. And, that costs money.
The US economy has grown further in the past few months, beating analysts' expectations. Third-quarter figures showed expansion was based on a smaller trade deficit and a surge in defense spending.