Saturday 06 June 1998
TODAY: King Albert II of the Belgians, 64; Sir Derek Alun-Jones, former executive chairman, Ferranti International, 65; Professor Brebis Bleaney, physicist, 83; Mrs Jane Betts, Secretary-General, the Law Society, 45; Mr David Blunkett MP, Minister of Education and Employment, 51; Mr Bjorn Borg, tennis player, 42; Lord Carrington, former chairman, Christie's International, 79; Mr David Chipp, former Director, Reuter Foundation, 71; Dame Ninette de Valois, founder of the Royal Ballet, 100; Mr Mike Gatting, cricketer, 41; Lord Gladwin of Clee, former trade union leader, 68; Mr Iain Hamilton, composer, 76; Professor Robert Humphreys, Latin- American historian, 91; Mr Asif Iqbal, former Pakistan cricket captain, 55; Mr J. Kay-Mouat, former President of the Alderney States, 65; Mr Tim Llewellyn, radio news reporter, 58; Mr Willie-John McBride, rugby player, 58; Sir Jonathan Mance, High Court judge, 55; Sir Robin Maxwell-Hyslop, former MP, 67; Sir Douglas Morpeth, former partner, Touche Ross & Co, 74; Sir Bryan Nicholson, chairman, British United Provident Association, 66; Air Marshal Sir Charles Pringle, 79; Dr Ruth Sanger, former Director, MRC Blood Group Unit, 80; Lord Stodart of Leaston, former government minister, 82; Mr Frank Tyson, former England cricketer, 68; Miss Billie Whitelaw, actress, 66; Sir Donald Wilson, Chairman, Electricity Consultative Council, North West, 76. TOMORROW: Lady Elizabeth Anson, party planner, 57; Mr Derek Barron, former chairman and chief executive, Ford Motor Co, 69; The Right Rev Michael Baughen, former Bishop of Chester, 68; Miss Ann Beach, actress and singer, 60; Sir Wilfred Cockcroft, chairman, Educational Project Resources, 75; Mr David Coleridge, former chairman of Lloyd's, 66; Sir Murray Fox, former Lord Mayor of London, 86; Mr Martyn Goff, executive chairman, Sotherans, 75; Mr James Ivory, film director, 70; Mr Peter Jones, former Director, Atomic Weapons Research Establishment, 73; Mr Tom Jones, singer, 58; Mr Jaime Laredo, violinist, 57; Sir Eric McDowell, chairman, Capita Management Consultants, 73; Miss Virginia McKenna, actress, 67; Mr Liam Neeson, actor, 46; Mr Prince Rogers Nelson ("Prince"), rock musician, 38; Mr Thomas Arfon Owen, former Director, Welsh Arts Council, 65; Mr Michael Pennington, actor and writer, 55; Mr Ronald Pickup, actor, 58; Mr Neal Radford, cricketer, 41; Mr Jim Rose, former chairman, Penguin Books, 89; The Very Rev John Simpson, Dean of Canterbury, 65; Professor Sir William Stewart, former Chief Scientific Adviser, Cabinet Office, 63; Mr Norman Strouse, popular composer, 70; Mr John Turner QC, former prime minister of Canada, 69; Mr Mark Young, trade union leader, 69.
- 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
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
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