A peaceful revolution, the fall of the Berlin Wall, reunification: Deutsche Welle's special traces Germany's ongoing path to unity.
The fight by governments against alarmingly high unemployment in the eurozone has so far failed to yield tangible results. The latest figures showed sluggish growth in the bloc had been a curse for the labor market.
David Cameron has outlined plans to change rules for EU migrants going to Britain, most notably limiting their access to social welfare payments. He admitted that these changes would likely require EU treaty revisions.
Berlin has signed an anti-spying deal with BlackBerry, allowing the Canadian phone make to take over Germany's Secusmart. The encryption software maker outfits government phones, including that of Chancellor Merkel.