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Sarah Brown receives honorary degree for public service

Sarah Brown has been named a doctor of the Open University in Scotland Credit: Andrew O'Brien/Open University/PA Wire

Sarah Brown has received an honorary degree from the Open University (OU) in Scotland in recognition of her public service.

The global health and education campaigner said she was "honoured" to receive the accolade alongside 560 graduating students at a degree ceremony at Edinburgh's Usher Hall on Saturday, adding that she was a "huge fan of the opportunities that The OU provides".

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