John Cole leaves £800k estate to family

The late John Cole

The late John Cole

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The Belfast-born former BBC political editor John Cole is reported to have left more than £800,000 in his will.

Mr Cole, who died last year aged 85, is said to have left the bulk of his estate to his wife Madge and their four sons and nine grandchildren.

According to the Mail on Sunday, Mr Cole’s estate was valued at £816,563.