Cardiff Castle flags flown at half-mast for Mandela

Flags are being flown at half-mast at Cardiff Castle, where Nelson Mandela visited in 1998 Credit: Twitter / Chris Williams

All flags at Cardiff Castle are being flown at half-mast today in memory of Nelson Mandela.

The South African President received the Freedom of the City of Cardiff in the castle grounds in June 1998.

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