Bee Gee Robin Gibb came close to death: doctors

LONDON, Apr 23: Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb is conscious and able to speak to his wife and family after waking from a coma caused by a combination of illnesses that nearly cost him his life, his doctors said on Sunday. Paying tribute to his “iron will,” Gibb’s medical team said the singer had defied the odds to regain consciousness more than a week after he went into a coma. (AGENCIES)