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 Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
- 2 Christians: The world's most persecuted people
- 3 The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
- 4 Danish TV reporter is all business up top, all party down below
- 5 Ross Burden dead: MasterChef and Ready Steady Cook star dies at age 45
Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
Israel-Gaza conflict: The children were playing in the street with toy guns. The missiles were tragically real
Danish TV reporter is all business up top, all party down below
Syria conflict: Syrian and Turkish Kurds unite to battle Isis threat - ‘We shoot them like sheep, but next day double the number return’
Ross Burden dead: MasterChef and Ready Steady Cook star dies at age 45
The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth
A new Russian revolution: The cracks are starting to appear in Putin’s Kremlin power bloc
Were 'Poor Doors' added to mixed developments so wealthy residents don't have to go in alongside social housing tenants?
Arizona execution lasts two hours as killer Joseph Wood left 'snorting and gasping' for air
Opponents of Israel's military operation in Gaza are the real enemies of Middle Eastern peace
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