TV presenter and fashion stylist Gok Wan, from Leicester, will be awarded an honorary doctrate in fashion by Birmingham City University today.
He will attend a ceremony at the Symphony Hall to receive the award alongside graduates from the School of Fashion.
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A horse named Winston Churchill won a race at Uttoxeter on the 50th anniversary of the former prime minister's death today.
Cold with clear spells in southeast at first, cloud across the rest of the region then spreading to all parts.
Milder but breezy with a good deal of cloud and one or two brighter intervals further east.