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Newsround in South Africa Ahead of Nelson Mandela's funeral on Sunday, Ricky is in South Africa to find out what kind of nation Mandela has left behind for children there.
Pictures: Ricky visits South Africa Newsround's Ricky is in South Africa, talking to children there about Nelson Mandela, and what the future holds for them now that he has passed away.
Pictures: South Africa remembers Mandela Photo gallery of a memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg.
Guide: Why was Nelson Mandela important? Newsround explains why Nelson Mandela is seen as one of history's most inspirational figures.
Nelson Mandela's incredible life in pictures We look back on Nelson Mandela's extraordinary life in our photo gallery.
Strictly semi finalists 2013 revealed The battle of the ballroom is about to commence and it's a close competition. Here is all you need to know about the Strictly Come Dancing semi finalists 2013.
Firefighters to strike again Firefighters in England and Wales will stage their latest strike in a row with the government about their pensions.
VIDEO: Largest ever gingerbread structure! Largest ever gingerbread structure!
VIDEO: Four rare white lion cubs born Four rare white lion cubs born in Georgia
Beyonce releases new album online Beyonce has unexpectedly released her fifth album on iTunes overnight.
Chris Hadfield's space adventure Astronaut Chris Hadfield kept us properly entertained with his videos about life on board the International Space Station. He tells us about his adventure.
Watch: Wrapping perfect presents Leah's been to one of the biggest shopping centres in the UK to find out how to wrap perfect presents.
Stefan Gates on creating Christmas treats Stefan Gates shows Martin how to create festive treats in the kitchen, including snow-covered mince pies and a fruity Christmas tree!
Pictures: Your Christmas tree snaps! Newsround viewers' Christmas trees picture gallery - check out the amazing trees you've been sending in!
Watch: Creating the perfect Christmas tree Nel gets tips on how to decorate the perfect Christmas tree
Syrian refugees face bitter winter Thousands of Syrian refugees are facing freezing temperatures and harsh weather conditions as snowstorms hit refugee camps in the region.
Cafe gives discount for good manners A cafe in France has hit the headlines after it changed its prices to encourage customers to be more polite and friendly.
More people are doing sports The number of people regularly taking part in sport has risen by 1.5m since London won the bid to host the 2012 Olympics, according to Sport England.
Comments: Who are you in your Christmas play? Are you starring in a Christmas play this year? Who are you playing and what do you like about it?
Pictures: The best space pictures of 2013 Check out the top 20 satellite images taken from space for the DigitalGlobe satellite photography competition 2013.
UK's first mind-controlled arm An injured serviceman is believed to be the first person in Britain to get a bionic limb that he can control using his mind.
Thick fog covers south-east England The Met office has a yellow warning (meaning be aware) in place for parts of London and east Anglia because of thick fog.
VIDEO: Bradley Wiggins knighted by Queen Sir Bradley Wiggins is knighted by the Queen in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace.
VIDEO: Thousands of bats take over Aussie town Thousands of bats have taken over a town in Australia and now locals are trying to scare them away.
Enormous earthquakes 'not recorded' Scientists say the Earth could have been struck by more huge earthquakes than records show, which could affect what we know about future earthquakes.
Sam Smith wins Brits Critics' Choice Singer-songwriter Sam Smith has won the Brits Critics' Choice award.
YouTube reveals top videos of 2013 YouTube have revealed the top videos of 2013. A video called How Animals Eat Their Food has topped a list of the UK's most popular.
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Newsround Advent Calendar - 13 December Take a look back at memorable headlines of 2013 with the Newsround advent calendar.
Why is Friday 13th unlucky? Why do people always think something bad's going to happen whenever Friday 13th comes around?
Quiz: This week's news quiz! How much can you remember about the past week's biggest news stories? Find out with Newsround's Quiz of the Week!