The Queen has decided not to attend the funeral of Nelson Mandela as she reduces her long-haul travelling.
The Prince of Wales is expected to travel to South Africa to represent the Monarch at memorial events next week, The Sunday Times (£) reports.
The former South African president died on Thursday evening at the age of 95 at his Johannesburg home following a long illness.
The Queen said she was "deeply saddened" by Nelson Mandela's death, paying tribute to the legacy he left behind for South Africa.
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The rugby captain whose handshake with Nelson Mandela came to define the progress of post-apartheid South Africa pays tribute to his idol.