What was the Berlin Wall?

What was the Berlin Wall?

A look at the history of the Berlin Wall. The fall of the Berlin Wall helped bring an end to the decades of the Cold War between the Soviet Union and the West of Germany. The wall fell in 1989.
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Take a look at the Duke of Edinburgh in profile.
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Jose Mourinho arrived in north London looking to rebuild his reputation after a toxic final few months at Manchester United. The Portuguese is one of the highest-profile managers in the world and has won silverware at every club he has managed.
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