Archbishop: Mandela 'helped transform a nation'

The Archbishop of York John Sentamu tweeted:

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Through his actions and perseverance, Nelson Mandela managed to help transform a nation, tackle injustice and give hope to millions.

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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.