Watch: The story of the Berlin Wall

On Saturday 9 November 2019, the world is remembering 30 years since the Berlin Wall was torn down.

It was a hugely important moment in history, as people were reunited with friends and loved ones for the first time in almost 30 years.

But what was the Berlin Wall and why was it built? Ricky explains the story of the wall which divided a nation and a continent.

Archive footage from British Pathé

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