Tributes for Mandela

People from Cumbria, Dumfries and Galloway and the Scottish Borders have been paying respect to Nelson Mandela, who has died aged 95.

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Full Report: Cumbria pays tributes to Mandela

People around the world have been mourning the death of the former South African president Nelson Mandela. The freedom campaigner touched the lives of people in our region too.

Mandela was instrumental in bringing the two suspects to court in the Lockerbie bombing. And at the height of the struggle against apartheid, Cumbria became the first shire county in England to adopt a formal declaration against the regime in South Africa.

Matthew Taylor reports:

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