Saturday 16 May 1998
TOMORROW: The Earl of Airlie, former Lord Chamberlain, 72; Vice-Admiral Sir Thomas Baird, 74; Marshal of the RAF Sir Michael Beetham, chairman of the Trustees, RAF Museum, 75; Mr Keith Bradley MP, Parliamentary Under- Secretary, Social Security, 48; Sir Rodric Braithwaite, former ambassador to Russia, 66; Professor Donald Cameron Watt, historian, 70; Miss Sue Carpenter, television presenter and journalist, 42; Mr Geoffrey Caston, former Vice-Chancellor, University of the South Pacific, 72; Sir Charles Cawley, former chief scientist, Ministry of Power, 91; Professor John Craggs, electrical engineer, 83; Mr Tenniel Evans, actor, 72; Sir John Garlick, former senior civil servant, 77; Lord Gordon of Strathblane, chairman, Scottish Radio Holdings, 62; The Right Rev Ian Griggs, former Bishop of Ludlow, 70; Sir Ronald Halstead, former deputy chairman, British Steel, 71; Dr Raymond Hide, geophysicist, 69; Mr Simon Hughes MP, 47; Mr John Iles, actor, 44;Mr Alan Johnson MP, 48; Mr Sugar Ray Leonard, boxing champion, 42; Mr Peter Mennin, composer, 75; Sir Eric Mensforth, former president, Westland Aircraft, 92; Miss Birgit Nilsson, operatic soprano, 76; Lieut-Gen Sir Douglas Packard, 95; Sir Edward Playfair, former senior civil servant, 89; Rt Rev Peter Price, Area Bishop of Kingston upon Thames, 54; Lord Tombs, former chairman of Rolls-Royce, 74; Captain Sir Miles Wingate, former deputy master, Trinity House, 75; Lieut- Gen Sir David Young, former GOC, Scotland, 72.
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more
Weather bomb in pictures: Storms cuts power for tens of thousands – and snow is on the way
Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
Russell Brand was rendered speechless on Question Time by this man
Fury at Airbus after it hints the super-jumbo may be mothballed
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Germany sees 'visible rise' in support for far-right extremism in response to perceived 'Islamisation' of the West
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