Bernie Nolan, part of sister group The Nolans, died yesterday at the age of 52. The singer, who shot to stardom in the late 70s with the album 20 Giant Hits, which peaked at number 3 in the UK charts.

The Nolans, BBC Radio 2 Studios
From left to right: Coleen, Bernadette, Linda Nolan pose in front of the BBC Radio 1 Studios in 2012.

Yesterday, it was announced that Bernie died after losing her prolonged battle with cancer. She had been declared clear of breast cancer, after undergoing treatment in 2010, however, just last year, Nolan received the news that the cancer had spread to her brain, lungs, liver and bones.

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