Friday 17 May 1996
The Earl of Airlie, Lord Chamberlain, 70; Vice-Admiral Sir Thomas Baird, 72; Marshal of the RAF Sir Michael Beetham, 73; Mr Keith Bradley MP, 46; Sir Rodric Braithwaite, former ambassador to Russia, 64; Professor Donald Cameron Watt, historian, 68; Miss Sue Carpenter, television presenter and journalist, 40; Mr Geoffrey Caston, former Vice-Chancellor, University of the South Pacific, 70; Sir Charles Cawley, former chief scientist, Ministry of Power, 89; Mr Bhagwat Chandrasekhar, cricketer, 51; Professor John Craggs, electrical engineer, 81; Mr Hugh Dykes MP, 57; Mr Tenniel Evans, actor, 70; Sir John Garlick, former senior civil servant, 75; The Right Rev Ian Griggs, former Bishop of Ludlow, 68; Sir Ronald Halstead, former deputy chairman, British Steel, 69; Dr Raymond Hide, geophysicist, 67; Sir Colin Hope, chairman and chief executive, T & N, 64; Mr Simon Hughes MP, 45; Mr John Iles, actor, 42; Mr Sugar Ray Leonard, boxer, 40; Mr Peter Mennin, composer, 73; Sir Eric Mensforth, former president, Westland Aircraft, 90; Miss Birgit Nilsson, operatic soprano, 74; Sir Alec Ogilvie, former chairman, Powell Duffryn, 83; Lt-Gen Sir Douglas Packard, 93; Sir Edward Playfair, former senior civil servant, 87; Lord Tombs, former chairman of Rolls-Royce, 72; Captain Sir Miles Wingate, former deputy master, Trinity House, 73; Lt-Gen Sir David Young, former General Officer Commanding, Scotland, 70.
- 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
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
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