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Hillary and Bill Clinton 'earn $25 million' for speeches

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Hillary and Bill Clinton have earned over $25 million for delivering over 100 speeches since 2014, US media has reported.

The Washington Post and Wall Street Journal say that they obtained the information from financial disclosure forms.

Hillary Clinton, who is the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016, also earned $5 million in royalties for her book, "Hard Choices," which was released in June, according to the newspapers.

Meet Bill and Hillary Clinton's new granddaughter

The first pictures of Bill and Hillary Clinton's new granddaughter Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky have been released

Bill and Hillary Clinton with their newborn granddaughter Charlotte. Credit: Jon Davidson

The doting grandparents are seen cooing over the new arrival who is the first child for their daughter Chelsea and her husband Marc.

We are blessed, grateful, and so happy to be the grandparents of a beautiful girl, Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky, born on Friday evening... Chelsea is well and glowing. Marc is bursting with pride. Charlotte's life is off to a good start.

– Bill and Hillary Clinton

Bill Clinton urges Scotland to remain part of UK

Former US president Bill Clinton has said he hopes Scotland will remain part of the UK due to uncertainties over currency and the economic impact of extended negotiations in the event of a Yes vote.

Former US president Bill Clinton Credit: REUTERS/Jim Young

Acknowledging that the decision was for "Scots alone to make," he said he overcame his initial reluctance to speak out and that he hoped his word would "be received in the spirit of friendship".

He said there were "substantial risks" surrounding the issue of a shared currency and that the "long complex negotiating process" that would follow independence had the "potential to weaken the Scottish economy".

Read Bill Clinton's full statement here

Chelsea Clinton receives doctorate from Oxford Uni

Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former US President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, has received her doctorate in international relations from Oxford University.

Bill Clinton tweeted he "couldn't be prouder" of his daughter, who was pictured in a tweet he posted, joined by her parents and her husband Marc Mezvinsky.

Chelsea Clinton, who is pregnant with her first child, previously completed a Master of Philosophy in the same subject at Oxford in 2003. Her father Bill also studied at Oxford under a Rhodes scholarship.

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