Bee Gee rushed to hospital

THAME-BASED Bee Gees star Robin Gibb was taken to hospital in an emergency yesterday suffering from stomach pains.

The singer and songwriter was rushed by ambulance to a specialist stomach unit.

Mr Gibb, 61, who lost his twin brother Maurice eight years ago, is teetotal and a vegetarian,

Today, he was due to perform a charity single with soldiers in Colchester to raise money for the Poppy Appeal.

The performance was to be recorded for the BBC’s Songs Of Praise.

The singer is scheduled to perform at The Natural History Museum in November to raise more funds for a memorial in London.

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