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South African president Jacob Zuma received a mixed reception as he arrived in the FNB stadium for Nelson Mandela's memorial.
Boos and cheers could be heard from the crowd as Zuma took his seat for the service.
US President Barack Obama's motorcade is on the move heading towards the Nelson Mandela memorial service:
President Obama's motorcade is rolling to FBN stadium now for the memorial service.
Quick shot of the Beast as the 'cade began to roll to the Mandela Memorial. People outside the hotel cheered. http://t.co/joAcCIHIkB
Women who were sold faulty PIP breast implants took to Twitter to express their feelings after a court in Marseille sentenced Jean-Claude Mas, the founder of the French company accused of selling the implants, to four years in prison.
Jean Claude Mas founder of PIP breast implants. GUILTY..4 YEARS AN MORE CHARGES TO COME!! Justice served!!!
Great privilege to be representing the Labour Party at the Nelson Mandela memorial on behalf of so many who were integral to his struggle.
A war veteran was beaten to death by a patient as he lay in a hospital bed, his family have said. Richard Bowman, 86, was found in a pool of blood with severe head, leg and arm injuries after the incident at West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St Edmunds, the Daily Mail reported.
He died on Saturday, 12 days after the attack. It is believed he had been attacked by the patient who was wielding a bottle. A spokesman for West Suffolk Hospital said: "We would like to take this opportunity to extend our sincere condolences to the patient's family.
"We are taking this incident extremely seriously and are carrying out a full internal investigation."
A Suffolk Police spokesman confirmed the force was investigating reports of an assault at the hospital on November 25.
A post-mortem examination found Mr Bowman's death was the result of natural causes and the death is not being treated as suspicious.
"This matter will now be dealt with by the coroner," a police spokesman said.
Police are searching for information on a man linked to a series of armed robberies in Scunthorpe.
The man, wearing a "Chucky" mask has targeted a number of petrol stations and shops, taking money and cigarettes.
Cyril Ramaphosa is introducing religious leaders from three separate faiths to lead the interfaith prayers.
A memorial service for former South African president and anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela is being held in the FNB stadium in Johannesburg.
Fireworks contractor Geoffrey Counsell, 51, who was in charge of a display held on the night of a massive crash on the M5 in Somerset in which seven people died and 51 were injured.
He was cleared of breaching health and safety laws today by a jury at Bristol Crown Court on the direction of a judge.
The programme director says: "We have more than 100 countries represented here today, easily representing a billion people around the world".
He also apologised for the rain, adding: "We could not stop the rain, but this is how Nelson Mandela would have wanted to be sent off."
He says the rain is a sign that the gods have received Mandela.