Football crowds to pay respects to Nelson Mandela

A minute's applause in honour of Nelson Mandela will be held before Premier League football matches this weekend, while the Scottish Professional Football League and the Football League have also encouraged that similar tributes take place.

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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.