Flags were flown at half mast and a book of condolance was opened at Liverpool Town Hall to mark the death of Nelson Mandela
The Nobel Prize Winner was awarded the Freedom of the city in 1994, shortly after he became President of South Africa:
Cllr Gary Millar, Lord Mayor of Liverpool
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Remaining cold and wintry. Best of any sunshine Saturday. Possible hill snow Sunday before turning milder
Drones are seized at a rate of more than one a week at HMP Liverpool and conditions are described by inspectors as the worst they've seen.
Frost and ice overnight, with snow on hills. Cold and showery to end the week. Saturday looks like the best day of the weekend.