Wednesday 03 September 1997
Mr Geoff Arnold, cricketer, 53; Air Marshal Sir Erik Bennett, former commander, Sultan of Oman's Air Force, 69; Dr Clare Burstall, psychologist and educationist, 66; Miss Pauline Collins, actress, 57; Mr Michael Connarty MP, 50; Professor Raymond Cowell, Vice-Chancellor, Nottingham Trent University, 60; Dr Francis Duffy, chairman, DEGW International, 57; The Hon James Elles MEP, 48; Mr Nick Gibb MP, 37; Professor Peter Goddard, Master, St John's College, Cambridge, 52; Mrs Teresa Gorman MP, 66; The Rev Anthony Harbottle, former chaplain to the Queen, 72; Mr Nicky Horne, disc jockey, 47; Mr Graham Kentfield, chief cashier, Bank of England, 57; Mr Brian Lochore, rugby player, 57; Professor Alison Lurie, writer and professor of English at Cornell University, 71; Mr Richard McCormac, architect and former president, Royal Institute of British Architects, 59; Sir Michael Neubert, former MP, 64; Mr John Orr, chief constable, Strathclyde, 52; Sir Mark Russell, chairman, Commonwealth Institute, Scotland, and former diplomat, 68; Mr Gaston Thorn, former prime minister of Luxembourg, 69.
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- 2 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 3 18th century sex toy found in 'toilet of sword fighting school' in Poland
- 4 'I wish my teacher knew...': Young students share their 'heartbreaking' worries in notes
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