Torn Stasi documents, earmarked for destruction, after the fall of the Berlin wall in 1989 in the former Stasi HQ. Photograph: Getty

Some 30 years on, the files are still there. Locked away from the daylight in climate-controlled rooms, shelf after shelf of battered orange cardboard(...)

Christine Ryall

Who? Christine Ryall is the Ireland consultant to Christie’s, the international auctioneers founded in London in 1766. Christie’s has had a represen(...)