George H.W. Bush mourned by family, dignitaries at funeral


George H.W. Bush mourned by family, dignitaries at funeral

Family, friends, former presidents and foreign dignitaries gathered to honour President George H.W. Bush at the National Cathedral in Washington.

In an emotional tribute to his father, George W Bush described him as "a nobleman, the best father".

All surviving US presidents attended the funeral.



Bush senior, who served as the 41st US president between 1989 and 1993, will be buried in his home state of Texas, alongside his wife Barbara.


Simon Marks reports