Tuesday 11 March 1997
Mr Douglas Adams, writer, 45; Miss Agatha Barbara, former president of Malta, 74; Sir John Batten, former physician to the Queen, 73; Dr Alan Betts, Emeritus Professor, Royal Veterinary College, 70; Miss Louise Brough, former tennis champion, 74; Mr Michael Carttiss MP, 59; Sir Kenneth Dover, Chancellor, St Andrews University, 77; Mr Dennis Enright, writer, poet and critic, 77; Mr David Gentleman, designer and painter, 67; Mr Jonathan Gestetner, chairman, Marlborough Rare Books, 57; Professor Thomas Gray, anaesthetist, 84; Viscount Hood, former chairman of Petrofina UK, 83; Mr Raymond Jackson, (Jak), cartoonist, 70; Lord Lawson of Blaby, former Chancellor of the Exchequer, 65; Sir Henry Marking, former deputy chairman and managing director, British Airways, 77; Mr Timothy Mason, Director, Museum and Galleries Commission, 52; Mr Alan Montgomery, High Commissioner to Tanzania, 59; Lord Mowbray, Seagrave and Stourton, former deputy chief Opposition Whip in the House of Lords, 74; Mr Rupert Murdoch, newspaper proprietor, 66; Miss Erica O'Donnell, founder, Centre for the History of the Fine and Decorative Arts, 77; Sir Malcolm Pill, a Lord Justice of Appeal, 59; Sir Keith Speed MP, 63; Sir Iain Tennant, former Lord- Lieutenant of Morayshire, 78; Miss Patricia Tindale, architect, 71; Mr Ron Todd, former general secretary, TGWU, 70; The Right Rev John Went, Bishop of Tewkesbury, 53; Lord Wilberforce, former Lord of Appeal in Ordinary, 90; Mr Tony Wright MP, 49; Mr Alan Yentob, controller, BBC 1, 50.
- 1 Rowan Atkinson to sell £10 million McLaren 'supercar' he crashed into a tree and a lamppost
- 2 The truth about 'girl things': Three cheers for Heather Watson's honesty
- 3 Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
- 5 Men behaving badly: Urinating while standing, 'manspreading' and the gendering of selfishness
Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
Edgar Froese dead: Tangerine Dream founder dies aged 70
Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
Syrian refugee child beaten by Istanbul Burger King manager for eating customer’s leftover food
Iraq invasion 2003: The bloody warnings six wise men gave to Tony Blair as he prepared to launch poorly planned campaign
British Muslim leaders outraged after Eric Pickles says followers of Islam should 'prove their identity'
UK terror fears: My jihadist son returned from Syria mentally scarred – now he is being ignored
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
Billy Crystal: 'Stop shoving gay sex scenes in my face'
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
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