30/01/2015

Other News In Brief

Robbie Coltrane Rushed To Hospital

Actor Robbie Coltrane is "resting" in hospital after becoming ill on a flight to America.

It is understood the 'Harry Potter' star was flying to Orlando, Florida, to appear at a convention when he become ill mid-flight.

He was met by paramedics when the plane landed and rushed to hospital.

According to a report by the BBC, the actor's agent has said that Mr Coltrane would "be fine" and that he was now "resting".

D-Day 'Escapee' Veteran Buried

The funeral has been held of Bernard Jordan, the man who made headlines when he "escaped" his care home last year in order to attend D-Day commemorations in France.

Mr Jordan (90), died on 30 December, followed just one week later by his wife Irene (88). They had been married for 65 years.

A joint public funeral service has taken place in Brighton.

Students Call For 'Impossible' Exam To Be Investigated

Economics students at Sheffield University have signed an online petition calling on the university to investigate an exam paper they claim contained questions on topics they had never been taught.

It is understood that a number of students that took the exam described it as "impossible".

(MH/JP)

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