Artwork by the late Nelson Mandela goes on public display in Liverpool today. 7000 people are expected to see it at the World Museum over the next three days. It's part of the International Festival for Business. Anna Hunter from London's Belgravia Gallery talks about how important it is.
'Mandela: 'Long Walk to Freedom', directed by Salford-born Justin Chadwick has been nominated for a BAFTA.
The film which is based on Nelson Mandela's biography, is nominated in the Outstanding British Film category. Other nominees in the category include Gravity, Philomena, Rush, The Selfish Giant and Saving Mr Banks.
A Salford-born director will see his film about Nelson Mandela open in cinemas today.
Justin Chadwick says he owes much of his success to the Manchester Youth Theatre.
Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom is based on the former South African President's autobiography.
Mandela died in December aged 95 as the film was being premiered in London.
A Manchester councillor is calling for a statue of Nelson Mandela to be placed in the city centre. Councillor Pat Carney believes there would be huge public support for the idea. He was speaking at a candlelit vigil on the day the former South African leader was laid to rest.
There will be ceremonies across the region to mark Nelson Mandela's funeral. In Manchester there will be a candle lit vigil in the Cathedral Gardens. And in Liverpool hundreds of people are expected to attend a march and commemoration in Toxteth.
The body of Nelson Mandela has been buried in a grave near his ancestral village of Qunu in South Africa's Eastern Cape province.
The burial attended by family members and South African leaders followed a state funeral service and closed 10 days of mourning for the former president and anti-apartheid leader.
The North West has been paying tribute to the former South African president and freedom fighter Nelson Mandela, who's died at the age of 95.
As soon as news of his death was announced last night, the messages of sympathy and love for the man known as 'Madiba' started flowing in television interviews and on social media sites.