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Britain's oldest student 'addicted to studying'

Britain's oldest student has been speaking to ITV about her views on getting a degree as thousands of teenagers across the country find out how they did in their A-Level exams.

Joy Gibson who is 90 and lives in Stratford-Upon-Avon, says despite her five degrees, people shouldn't get too hung up on traditional forms of further study and believes there's a lot to be said for 'learning on the job'


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Thousands celebrate Shakespeare's 453rd birthday

Thousands celebrate Shakespeare's 453rd birthday Credit: ITV News Central

Thousands of people gathered on the streets of Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire today to celebrate the 453rd birthday of William Shakespeare.

There was a festive parade through the streets of the playwright's birthplace and celebrations across the town, as Melissa Wright reports.

Primary school children take part in Shakespeare Week

Thousands of primary schoolchildren are taking part in a week-long series of events to introduce them to the work of William Shakespeare.

Organisers say it's all about getting youngsters learning about the Stratford-born Bard from an early age. We've sent our Des out to one school in Nuneaton, to find out what they've been getting up to.

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