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A 90-year-old woman has finally graduated 70 years after she gained her degree.
Gene Hetherington achieved her BA in Commerce in August 1943 but was unable to attend her ceremony at the University of Manchester because she was involved in the war effort as an auditor in aircraft factories.
Work and family pressures meant Mrs Hetherington was too busy to pick up the accolade.
However, the 90-year-old finally graduated today and the occasion was even more special as her 23-year-old granddaughter, Rachel, collected her law degree in the same ceremony.
Mrs Hetherington described the ceremony at the university's historic Whitworth Hall as "wonderful", saying she was especially pleased to pick up the award alongside her granddaughter.
Tulisa Contostavlos' lawyer Ben Rose has said she would be denying the charge and claimed she joined a line of celebrities who had had been used as "fodder by greedy newspapers".
Tulisa has been charged with a serious criminal offence to which she will plead not guilty.
As has been widely reported this entire case has been manufactured by the Sun on Sunday and Mazher Mahmood, sometimes known as the fake sheikh.
This case is not simply about drug supply. It is about the limits which we set on the conduct of journalists.
The media have rightly been criticised in recent years for gross invasion into the private life of others.
– Ben Rose
Tulisa is the latest in a long line of people who have been treated as fodder by greedy newspapers.
This was a deliberate attempt to target a young woman who is all the more vulnerable because of her celebrity status.
In due course Tulisa will give a full answer to these allegations in court.
Labour leader Ed Miliband has called for cross-party talks with the Conservatives and the Lib Dems over an expected 11% pay rise recommendation by the MPs' independent standards watchdog:
– Ed Miliband spokesperson
If the package of proposals being set out by Ipsa is as reported it cannot go ahead when people are going through the biggest cost-of-living crisis for a generation.
We cannot have an outcome for MPs which does not command public confidence.
Therefore we are asking the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats for a cross-party approach which recognises the current economic circumstances where workers in the public and private sectors are going through such difficult times.
Four of Nelson Mandela's 18 grandchildren will speak at his memorial service tomorrow, after tributes from family friend Andrew Mlangeni.
Mbuso Mandela, Andile Mandela, Zozuko Dlamini and Phumbla Mandela will each share their memories of their grandfather.
The family tributes will be followed by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, African Union Commission Chair Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, and a number of world leaders including President Obama and Raul Castro.
The programme for Nelson Mandela's memorial service has been released ahead of the event tomorrow at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg.
US President Barack Obama will lead tributes from world leaders at the service, and will be joined on the podium by his counterparts from Brazil, Namibia, India, China and Cuba.
US President Barack Obama will lead tributes from world leaders to Nelson Mandela tomorrow at the memorial service in Johannesburg.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will lead the international tributes, followed by Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma from the African Union.
Obama will be followed by Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff, China's Vice-President Li Yuanchao, Namibia's President Hifikepunye Pohamba, India's President Pranab Mukherjee and the last international tribute will come from President Raul Castro.
Police have confirmed that singer Tulisa Contostavlos has been charged with being concerned in the supply of class A drugs.
Michael Coombs, 35, of Velocity Way, Enfield, has been charged with supply of class A drugs.
They have been bailed to appear at Westminster Magistrates Court on the 19th December.
Riot police and protesters are forming rival blockades in the streets of downtown Kiev this evening, after authorities spent the day dismantling protest camps set up around government buildings.
Over the weekend hundreds of thousands came on to the streets of Kiev protesting against President Viktor Yanukovich and his plans for closer ties with Russia.
An opposition party spokesman said riot police broke into their offices this evening, as part of today's move against protests.