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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Early frost on Saturday night, then cloud and patchy light rain pull down from the NW. Winds strengthen overnight into Sunday
Serial offender Barry Dyson 39, hid the mirror in his rucksack and took it out to prey on women as they shopped in a city centre store.
Christmas Eve night could be rather frosty, and Christmas Day itself looks like being cold and clear, mainly dry and sunny