Thursday 13 March 1997
Miss Valerie Amos, former Chief Executive, Equal Opportunities Commission, 43; Lord Borrie QC, former Director-General of Fair Trading, 66; Mr Terence Brady, playwright, novelist and actor, 58; Lord Butterworth, former Vice- Chancellor, Warwick University, 79; Sir Michael Checkland, former Director- General of the BBC, 61; Miss Lesley Collier, ballerina, 50; Mr Lionel Friend, conductor, and musical director, Nexus Opera, 52; Sir Graham Hart, permanent secretary, Department of Health, 57; Sir Robert Mark, former Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, 80; Mr James Marshall MP, 56; Sir Henry Nevile, former Lord Lieutenant of Lincolnshire, 77; Dr David Peace, glass engraver and town planner, 82; Air Commodore Helen Renton, former director, WRAF, 66; Mr Neil Sedaka, songwriter and singer, 58; Mr Peter Viggers MP, 59.
- 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 Drugs Live cannabis trial: Hash is less harmful than any other drug, expert claims
- 4 Turkish Airlines flight TK 726 crash-lands on Nepal runway amid dense fog
- 5 Apple and Google users being spied on for a decade because of 'Freak' security flaw
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'
Boris Nemtsov shot dead: Outspoken Putin critic who had expressed fears for his life is killed near the Kremlin
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