Hugh Orde and Desmond Rea among those to be honoured in Derry

Former chief constable Hugh Orde and former Policing Board chairman Desmond Rea head the list of distinguished figures to be honoured by the University of Ulster today

The two will receive honorary degrees at the university's Magee Campus in Derry.

Both men will receive the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws while Degrees will be conferred on former Undertones singer Feargal Sharkey and Pat Hume, wife of John Hume.