Bush Sr 'expected to be released within next 72 hours'

George HW Bush's office has released a statement after he was readmitted to hospital in Houston, Texas.

It says: "President Bush has been in and out of The Methodist Hospital in the Texas Medical Center being treated for complications related to his bronchitis.

"He is in [a] stable condition, and is expected to be released within the next 72 hours."

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George Bush Sr in hospital

The former US president George Bush Sr has been released from intensive care after being admitted to a hospital in Houston, Texas with bronchitis last month.