The musician known for scoring "The Sting" died in Los Angeles, California. Alicia Powell reports
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President Obama pays tribute to Nelson Mandela
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Nelson Mandela's first ever TV interview
This is Nelson Mandela's first television interview from 1961 when he was a young activist in the ANC party.
President Zuma announces the death of Nelson Mandela
President Jacob Zuma has announed the death of South Africa's first black president, Nelson Mandela, and says the nation has lost "it's greatest son".
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Paris Hilton denies sending Nelson Mandela tweet that confused him with Martin Luther King
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Hoffman belongings under the hammer
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Irons stars in maths genius biopic
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I'm not proud of drug use - Nigella
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