World remembers inspiring leader

Published: 07/12/2013

The UK joined the rest of the world in mourning the loss of anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela as crowds gathered in London and elsewhere to remember the inspiring leader.

South African President Jacob Zuma announced on Thursday night that Mr Mandela, 95, had died peacefully, surrounded by family, at his home in Johannesburg.

The announcement prompted vigils and outpourings of grief but also celebration from politicians, celebrities and the public across the globe as Mr Mandela’s contributions to his country and the world are remembered.

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