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Berlin Wall balloons are released to mark anniversary

Some 8,000 helium balloons have been released into the night sky over Germany's capital at the culmination of events to mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

The fall of the Berlin Wall has shown the world that dreams can come true and "nothing has to stay as it is", German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said.

Tens of thousands of people attended events, including a "citizen's party" at the Brandenburg Gate.

Jenny Hill reports.

  • 09 Nov 2014
  • From the section Europe
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