Nelson Mandela dies: David Cameron leads tributes to "a hero of our time"


Nelson Mandela dies: David Cameron leads tributes to
Tributes for revered statesmen Nelson Mandela, who has died aged 95, have been led by David Cameron.

“A great light has gone out in the world. Nelson Mandela was a hero of our time,” the PM tweeted. “I’ve asked for the flag at No10 to be flown at half mast.”

Barack Obama is expected to make a statement shortly.