Winehouse hospitalised

Troubled British singer Amy Winehouse has been hospitalised after fainting at her London home.

Medics were called to her home on Monday and the 24-year-old star is currently in hospital undergoing a series of tests.

A spokesman for the star says: "Amy was at home this afternoon when she briefly fainted.

"Fortunately, her manager's assistant was there to stop her falling.

"She quickly recovered and her father Mitch took her to hospital as a precaution. Doctors are unsure of the cause of the incident and Amy is currently undergoing tests."

The spokesman says Winehouse is expected to remain in hospital overnight.

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