Tuesday 02 September 1997
Sir Leonard Appleyard, ambassador to China, 59; Lady Avebury, mental health planner, 63; Professor David Blake, composer and professor of music, York University, 61; Baroness Brigstocke, former high mistress, St Paul's Girls' School, 68; Dame Frances Campbell-Preston, Lady of the Bedchamber to the Queen Mother, 79; Professor Dame Barbara Clayton, pathologist, 75; Mr Jimmy Connors, tennis player, 45; Mr Russ Conway, pianist and entertainer, 72; Professor David Daiches, former professor of English, 85; Mr Andrew Dismore MP, 43; Sir Oliver Forster, former diplomat, 72; Mr Derek Fowlds, actor, 60; Sir Edward Goschen, Bt, former deputy chairman, Stock Exchange, 84; Mr Michael Hastings, playwright, 59; Mr Leslie Hill, chairman ITV Association, 61; Air Marshal Sir Paul Holder, 86; Mr Alan Hurst MP, 52; Mr Percy "Laddie" Lucas, former MP, fighter pilot and golfer, 82; Mr Francis Matthews, actor, 66; Sir Patrick Moberly, former ambassador to South Africa, 69; Miss Patsy Rodenburg, head of Voice at the Royal National Theatre and at the Guildhall School of Speech and Drama, 44; Sir Patrick Sheehy, former chairman, BAT Industries, 67; Mr Victor Spinetti, actor and director, 64; Mr Ronnie Stevens, actor and director, 67; General Sir John Waters, former Deputy Supreme Allied Commander, Europe, 62; The Right Rev David Young, Bishop of Ripon, 66.
- 1 Home Office says Nigerian asylum-seeker can’t be a lesbian as she’s got children
- 2 What happens to your body when you give up sugar?
- 3 Japanese island overrun with cats after population explodes
- 4 Apple and Google users being spied on for a decade because of 'Freak' security flaw
- 5 Have sex with your iPad thanks to the new sex toy no-one asked for
The City of the Monkey God: Archaeologists claim to have found city lost for 1,000 years in remote Honduran jungle
Japanese island overrun with cats after population explodes
Delhi bus rapist blames dead victim for attack because 'girls are responsible for rape'
Bubonic plague-carrying fleas found on New York City rats
London property boom built on dirty money
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
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