"Day trips" to East Berlin by West Berliners are now allowed to last up to 48 hours.
Meeting between state and party leader Erich Honecker and the chairman of the Conference of Evangelical Church Leaderships, Bishop Werner Leich.
"Only five percent chance of survival" is the story of three young men attempting to escape via the Glienicke Bridge, who manage to do so with a 7.5-ton truck: they break through the four obstacles of the border barrier system, and the border guards do not fire.more
Agreement on an exchange of territory between West Berlin and the GDR. The some four-hectare "Lenné Triangle" in the Berlin district of Mitte, a piece of land that lies on the Western side of the Wall but has up to now belonged to East Berlin, is one of the areas affected.