Friday 23 May 1997
Sir Kenneth Allen, engineer, 90; Sir David Barran, former chairman, Midland Bank, 85; Mrs Juliet Campbell, Mistress of Girton College, Cambridge, 62; Sir Matthew Campbell, former senior civil servant, 90; Sir Hugh Casson, former President of the Royal Academy, 87; Miss Joan Collins, actress, 64; Sir Samuel Curran, former Vice-Chancellor, Strathclyde University, 85; Mr Nigel Davenport, actor and trade unionist, 69; The Very Rev John Drury, Dean of Christ Church, Oxford, 61; Dr Walter Eltis, former Chief Economic Adviser to the President of the Board of Trade, 64; Miss Betty Garrett, actress, 78; Mr Malcolm Gill, head, Banking Department, Bank for International Settlements, 63; Mr Marius Goring, actor, 85; Lord Grenfell, former Senior Adviser, European Office, World Bank, 62; Mr Graeme Hick, cricketer, 31; Mr Anatoly Karpov, chess player, 46; Sir Peter Kenilorea, former prime minister, Solomon Islands, 54; Sir James Lester, former MP, 65; Sir John Lyons, Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge, 65; Mr Humphrey Lyttelton, jazz musician, 76; Mr Michael McCrum, former Master of Corpus Christi, Cambridge, 73; Mr John Newcombe, tennis player, 53; Mr Peter Preston, former editor-in-chief, and chairman, the Guardian and the Observer, 59; Mr Robert Sangster, racehorse owner and breeder, 61; Mr Artie Shaw, clarinettist and bandleader, 87; Mr John Stevens, MEP, 42.
- 1 Michelle Rodriguez: Fast & Furious actor apologises after telling 'minorities' to stop taking on 'white' roles
- 2 Raif Badawi, the Saudi Arabian blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes, may now face the death penalty
- 3 PornHub turns masturbation into energy in bid to save the planet
- 4 Robert Mugabe eats a zoo for 'obscene' 91st birthday party
- 5 The remarkable archaeological underwater discovery that could open up a new chapter in the study of European and British prehistory
New theory could prove how life began and disprove God
This is what it's like to be dead, according to a guy who died for a bit
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
Russia's roadmap for annexing eastern Ukraine 'leaked from Vladimir Putin's office'
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
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