Saturday 08 March 1997
TODAY: Maj-Gen Sir Christopher Airy, former private secretary to the Prince and Princess of Wales, 63; Professor Charles Boxer, historian and author, 93; Mr Gyles Brandreth MP, 49; Sir Julian Bullard, former ambassador to West Germany, 69; Professor Sir Donald Campbell, former President, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 67; Sir Anthony Caro, sculptor, 73; Miss Cyd Charisse, actress and dancer, 76; Mr Phil Edmonds, cricketer, 46; Mr Michael Grade, former chief executive of Channel 4, 54; Miss Eileen Herlie, actress, 77; The Hon Douglas Hurd MP, 67; Mr Michael Inchbald, interior designer, 77; Miss Ann Jenner, ballerina, 53; Miss Lynn Redgrave, actress, 54; Dr Jonathan Sacks, Chief Rabbi, 49; Miss Lynn Seymour, ballerina, 58; Professor Stephen Smith, gynaecologist, 46; Professor Norman Stone, historian, 56; Mr Robert Tear, operatic tenor, 58; Mr John Ward MP, 72; Mr David Wilkie, swimmer, 43.
TOMORROW: Air Marshal Sir Roger Austin, Controller, Aircraft, Ministry of Defence, 57; Mr Bill Beaumont, sports commentator, 45; Mr Andrew Bennett MP, 58; Dr Michael Brock, former Warden, St George's House, Windsor Castle, 77; M Andre Courreges, couturier, 74; Sir Roualeyn Cumming-Bruce, former Lord of Appeal, 85; Mr Bobby Fischer, chess champion, 54; Mr John Golding, trade union leader, 66; Mr Neil Hamilton MP, 48; Professor Sir Donald Harrison, laryngologist, 72; Dr Thomas Johnston, former Principal, Heriot- Watt University, 70; General Sir Frank King, 78; Sir Norman Lindop, chemist and educational administrator, 76; Mr Robin Martin, former chairman, Hewetson plc, 76; Mr David Matthews, composer, 54; Sir Nicholas Monck, former Permanent Secretary, Department of Employment, 62; Sir Donald Rattee, High Court judge, 60; Professor Kenneth Robinson, former Vice- Chancellor, University of Hong Kong, 83; Mr Mickey Spillane, novelist, 79; Lord Thurlow, former Governor of the Bahamas, 85; Professor Sir David Weatherall, haematologist, 64; Mr David Willetts MP, 41.
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- 3 Turkish Airlines flight TK 726 crash-lands on Nepal runway in dense fog
- 4 Have sex with your iPad thanks to the new sex toy no-one asked for
- 5 The 'sex selfie stick' lets you FaceTime the inside of a vagina
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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
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