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."


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.