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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.


Lewinsky breaks decade of silence over Clinton affair

For the first time in years, Monica Lewinsky has written about her affair with US President Bill Clinton.

In an essay for Vanity Fair - to be published in full later this week - the former White House intern writes: "It’s time to burn the beret and bury the blue dress.”

Former White House intern Monica Lewinsky. Credit: David Miller/ABACA USA/Empics Entertainment

She goes on: "I, myself, deeply regret what happened between me and President Clinton. Let me say it again: I. Myself. Deeply. Regret. What. Happened.”

Monica Lewinsky hugging US President Bill Clinton. On his last day in office. Credit: Reuters

Lewinsky, now 40, says it is time to stop “tiptoeing around my past - and other people’s futures." Adding she is now talking about her experiences so she "might be able to help others in their darkest moments of humiliation."

Clintons tweet joy at daughter Chelsea's pregnancy

Bill and Hillary Clinton have tweeted their joy at news of their daughter Chelsea's pregnancy.

Hillary Clinton said she was "thrilled" at the news, which Chelsea revealed during a joint event with her mother.

Chelsea Clinton announces pregnancy

Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former US President Bill Clinton, has announced she is expecting her first baby.

Chelsea Clinton is expecting her first baby Credit: Dennis Van Tine/ABACA USA/Empics Entertainment

According to US media, she revealed her pregnancy during a joint event with her mother Hillary, saying she was "very excited" that her first child was due to arrive later this year.


US talk show host posts 'selfie' with Clintons

US talk show host Jimmy Kimmel has done his best to rival Ellen DeGeneres' infamous Oscars 'selfie' by getting Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton to all pose in front of the camera.

However, unfortunately for Kimmel the picture has only been retweeted around 7,000 times compared to over 3.4 million for the Oscars selfie, which featured Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Kevin Spacey, Angelina Jolie and a host of other Hollywood stars.

Liz Hurley calls Clinton affair allegations 'silly stories'

Elizabeth Hurley has said she will take legal action after "ludicrously silly stories" alleging she had an affair with former US president Bill Clinton were published.

The rumours emerged online in the United States, claiming the affair started during Mr Clinton's presidency, at a White House party in 1998.

The actress said the stories were false.

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