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.

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Players pay tributes to Mandela

Rugby and football players paid their tributes to the former South African president Nelson Mandela ahead of Premier League games and Heineken Cup matches.

Mr Mandela died at the age of 95 on Thursday.

Ulster captain Johann Muller Credit: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Mandela's compatriot, Ulster captain Johann Muller appeared very emotional during a minute's silence in memory of the late South African leader.

Southampton players Credit: Chris Ison/PA Wire

A minute's applause in honour of Nelson Mandela was held before Premier League football matches.

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