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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