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Three ex-PMs to join Cameron at Mandela memorial

Three previous Prime Ministers - Sir John Major, Tony Blair and Gordon Brown - are to join current PM David Cameron at the memorial ceremony for Nelson Mandela in South Africa tomorrow, Downing Street said.

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Bill Clinton: Mandela 'knew his ability to inspire people'

Nelson Mandela 'knew his ability to inspire people' the former US president Bill Clinton said in an interview for US television.

Bill Clinton was speaking to the NBC News.

Mr Clinton said: "He was a very, very effective president and he knew his ability to inspire people around the world, would only endure, if he could prove that there was not only freedom and forgiveness, but that it worked better for society that when people worked together, good things happen."

Mr Clinton was interviewed by Brian Williams for NBC News.

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