Britain's long friendship with Nelson Mandela

During 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela's cause often found a voice in Britain which became a temporary home for many South African exiles.

ITV News Special Correspondent Rageh Omaar reports on a friendship that saw past the apartheid:

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MPs to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela in the Commons

MPs will pay tribute to Nelson Mandela in the Commons today. Question time has been suspended and instead Speaker John Bercow will make an opening address, followed by words from David Cameron and other party leaders.