Scots Minister Dewar 'seriously ill'

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Scottish First Minister Donald Dewar is seriously ill in hospital after a fall.

Scottish First Minister Donald Dewar is seriously ill in hospital after a fall.

The 63-year-old slipped outside his official residence in Edinburgh.

He underwent a brain scan at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary before being transferred to the Western Infirmary in Glasgow, which has a neurological unit.

A spokesman for Mr Dewar said: "His condition is seriously ill."

Mr Dewar, the Labour MP for Glasgow Anniesland, was off recently for three months after undergoing heart surgery.

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