Wednesday 24 June 1998
Sir Anthony Barrowclough QC, former Ombudsman, 74; Mr Jeff Beck, blues and rock guitarist, 54; Viscount Bledisloe QC, 64; Lord Braine of Wheatley, former MP, 84; Sr Armando Calderon Sol, president of El Salvador, 50; M Claude Chabrol, film director, 68; Mr Robin Cutler, former Director- General, Forestry Commission, 64; Lord Davies of Coity, trade union leader, 63; Mrs Anita Desai, novelist, 61; Mr Roger Dobson, Director-general, the Institution of Civil Engineers, 62; Mr Jack Dunnett, former president, Football League, 76; Professor Kenneth Durrands, former Vice- Chancellor and Rector, Huddersfield University, 69; Mr Mick Fleetwood, rock drummer, 56; Sir Ian Gainsford, Dean, King's College Medical and Dental School, 68; Professor Sir Fred Hoyle, astronomer and science fiction writer, 83; Miss Betty Jackson, fashion designer, 49; Sir Edward Jackson, former diplomat, 73; Mr John McCormick, Controller, BBC Scotland, 54; Mrs Emma McKendrick, Headmistress, Royal School, Bath, 35; Mr Owen Paterson MP, 42; Professor John Postgate, microbiologist, 76; Miss Mary Wesley, writer, 85; Sir John Whitford, former High Court judge, 85.
Artists unveils new exhibition inspired by Hastings beachart
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Pro-Russian rebel 'admits to shooting down plane'
- 2 Israel has discovered that it's no longer so easy to get away with murder in the age of social media
- 3 Israel-Gaza conflict: The myth of Hamas’s human shields
- 4 Amy Winehouse unpublished 2004 interview: ‘Ten years from now I’ll be 30, so I’ll maybe have one baby’
- 5 Dutch paedophile club to fight their ban at the European Court of Human Rights
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Vladimir Putin is given 'one last chance' to end hostilities in Ukraine
The 'scroungers’ fight back: The welfare claimants battling to alter stereotypes
The truth about conspiracy theories is that some require considering
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Ukrainian military jet was flying close to passenger plane before it was shot down, says Russian officer
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Massive rise in sale of British arms to Russia
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: victims’ bodies bundled in black bags and loaded onto trains