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Northern Irish political leaders arrive for John Hume's funeral


Northern Ireland's political leaders gather for the funeral of former SDLP leader John Hume in his native city. The Derry politician, feted around the world as a peacemaker, died on July 3 aged 83 after a long battle with dementia. Among those attending the requiem mass at St Eugene’s Cathedral in Londonderry were Ireland’s President Michael D Higgins and Taoiseach Micheal Martin. They were joined by Northern Irish party leaders from across the political divides.

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