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).
Transtroemer, a poet and psychologist from Stockholm, has died after two decades of medical complications. His mystical poetry has been described as "secular prayers."
Greek and eurozone officials have confirmed Athens has submitted a new and more far-reaching list of reform proposals to unlock badly needed bailout money. Talks with international creditors are to start shortly.
In the NFL's annual meeting this week, plans were revealed on expansion around the world for increased viewership. Germany is being considered for a regular season game from 2017.