Saturday, August 06, 2005

Robin Cook has died aged 59

The former Foreign Minister and MP Robin Cook has died following a collapse whilst on a walk in the Scottish highlands. The BBC reported that he collapsed on Ben Stack near Laxford Bridge in northern Scotland at around 14:30 BST [UTC +1]. He was given CPR [Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation] and transferred to Raigmore hospital, in Inverness, by a coastguard helicopter. Sky announced his death shortly before 19:00 BST [UTC +1]
[17:56 GMT / 18:56 BST 06/08/2005]

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