Eloquent tribute to the man who would be king
Some of the speeches were moving, others too long. Some were designed to stick the boot in to the Tories. Donald Macintyre watched Parliament pay its respects to Mandela
If he had been just a kindly chap, nobody outside his family would have noticed
As the world gears up to join South Africa in celebrating the life of Nelson Mandela, the BBC has announced that the Nobel laureate will also be given a mention on Eastenders.
Among the people of South Africa, emotions are running high – and no one knows where it is all going to lead
He was both an inspiration and a reproach to his fellow African heads of state. But will the great man’s example continue to resonate, now that he is gone?
Mandela was about politics and race - and even force
To mark the passing of a statesman abundantly blessed with spontaneity, mourners danced as he would have wished
He was the world leader all others looked up to
Mr Mandela, 95, is receiving home-based medical care after being discharged from hospital in September
George Galloway’s constant thirst for fresh controversy reared again at the Oxford Union last night, when he was accused of racism during a heated debate by a student brandishing an Israeli flag.
Cape Town's former archbishop compares struggle for gay rights to his fight against apartheid
Former President Thabo Mbeki says Mandela’s doctors will soon send him to recuperate at home
World View: South Africa has certainly changed since the ANC came to power, but the party's failure to tackle economic inequality is glaringly evident
The family feud over the graves of the children of Nelson Mandela drew a sharp rebuke yesterday from Archbishop Desmond Tutu.