Monday 19 October 1998
Mr Jack Anderson, newspaper columnist, 76; Sir Leslie Boreham, former High Court judge, 80; Professor Sir Robert Boyd, physicist, 76; Dr David Clark MP, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, 59; Mr David Cornwell (John Le Carre), novelist, 67; Sir John Cullen, former chairman, Health and Safety Commission, 72; Lord Evans of Parkside, former MP, 68; The Very Rev David Frayne, Provost of Blackburn, 64; Mr Bernard Hepton, actor, 73; Mr Gavin Hewitt, ambassador to Finland, 54; Dr Robin Holloway, composer and Lecturer in Music, Cambridge University, 55; Mr Paul Holmer, former ambassador to Romania, 75; Sir Robert Jennings, QC, former president, International Court of Justice, 85; Miss Rosamund John, actress, 85; Mr Graham Lock, former chief executive, Amalgamated Metal, 67; Mr Bill Morris, trade-union leader, 60; Miss Mavis Nicholson, broadcaster, 68; Admiral of the Fleet Sir Michael Pollock, 82; Sir Allan Ramsay, former ambassador to Morocco, 61; Air Chief Marshal Sir Anthony Skingsley, former Deputy Commander in Chief, Allied Forces Central Europe, 65; Sir Harold Walker, former ambassador to Iraq, 66; Major Sir Patrick Wall, former MP, 82; Mr Peter Whiston, architect, 86.
GlastonburyWI to make debut appearance at Somerset festival
TV reviewIt has taken seven episodes for Game of Thrones season five to hit its stride
FilmPalme d'Or goes to radical and astonishing film that turns conventional thinking about immigrants on its head
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 California man brutally beat 82-year-old Sikh grandfather he mistook for 'one of those people'
- 2 Amber Peat: Body found in search for missing 13-year-old who left house after argument with her parents
- 3 School kitchen manager 'fired from Colorado school for giving hungry students free lunches'
- 4 Gay teenager 'forced to have sex with his own mother' to 'cure' his homosexuality, campaigners in India say
- 5 Charles Kennedy 'had better judgement drunk than many sober politicians' says Ian Hislop
Syd Barrett's inner visions
Britain's Got Talent 2015: Simon Cowell 'feels like an idiot' after Jules and Matisse scandal
Game of Thrones season 6: George RR Martin doing 'anything he can' to get new book The Winds of Winter out before next HBO series airs
Game of Thrones, Battle of Hardhome: 20-minute Wildlings versus White Walkers battle took a 'solid month' to film
Game of Thrones season 5 episode 9, The Dance of Dragons: Jon Snow returns to The Wall after epic Battle of Hardhome
Thousands of teenage girls enduring debilitating illnesses after routine school cancer vaccination
Migrants in Kos: Photos show real tragedy after Brits abroad complain of 'awkward' holidays
British tourists complain that impoverished boat migrants are making holidays 'awkward' in Kos
Michael Gove determined to scrap the Human Rights Act – even if Scotland retains it
Threat to scrap Human Rights Act could see UK follow Nazi example, warns UN official
Church of England 'one generation away from extinction' after dramatic loss of followers