NELSON Mandela had a soft spot for British singer Amy Winehouse after a quip she made about his time in prison - former prime minister Gordon Brown has revealed.
HONEYMOON murder accused Shrien Dewani has been found fit to stand trial for his wife's murder, a move her sister hailed as "a huge step in the right direction".
NANDI Mandela gave a lesson in international diplomacy as she delivered a homily to MSPs which avoided the question of Scottish independence.
ALEX Salmond toured a newsroom staffed with budding journalists yesterday.
THE last Commonwealth Games to be held in Scotland were affected by a major boycott over apartheid, writes Judith Duffy.