Monday 17 February 1997
Sir Derek Andrews, former senior civil servant, 64; Mr Yasser Arafat, chairman, Palestine National Authority, 68; Mr Alan Bates, actor, 63; Mr Jim Brown, actor, 62; Mr Bryan Cassidy, MEP, 63; Mr Tom Clausen, former chairman and chief executive, Bank America Corp, 74; Dr Gordon Cook, Senior Lecturer in Clinical Sciences, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 65; Miss Angela Eagle MP, 36; The Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, Lord-Lieutenant of Fife, 73; Lord Foot, solicitor and conservationist, 88; Miss Prunella Gee, actress, 47; Mr Bernie Grant MP, 53; Mr Douglas Hoyle MP, 67; Mr Barry Humphries, entertainer, 63; Sir Gordon Jones, former chairman, Yorkshire Water, 70; Mr Richard Kennedy, Head Master, Highgate School, 48; Mr Andrew Leigh, general manager, the Old Vic, 56; Miss Julia McKenzie, actress and singer, 56; General Sir John Mogg, former Deputy Supreme Allied Commander, Europe, 84; Professor Dr Claire Palley, former Principal, St Anne's College, Oxford, 66; Mr Gene Pitney, country and western singer and composer, 56; Mrs Ruth Rendell, crime novelist, 67; Miss Patricia Routledge, actress, 68; Mr Michael Shersby MP, 64; Lord Slynn of Hadley, a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary, 67; Commandant Mary Talbot, former Director, WRNS, 75; Sir Anthony Wilson, former head of the Government Accountancy Service, 69.
- 1 Tourist films plane's descent just metres above packed Caribbean beach
- 2 Kate Moss: Previously unpublished nude photo revealed by Mert and Marcus
- 3 Indian woman creates 'Marriage CV' after parents put her on dating site: 'Definitely not marriage material. Won’t grow long hair, ever'
- 4 World Book Day: Boy 'excluded' from school after dressing up as Fifty Shades' Christian Grey
- 5 Bad Jews poster 'censored' on London Tube
Tourist films plane's descent just metres above packed Caribbean beach
Indian woman creates 'Marriage CV' after parents put her on dating site: 'Definitely not marriage material. Won’t grow long hair, ever'
Becky Watts: Four appear in court charged with hiding body parts after teenager's death
Isis 'bulldozes' Nimrud: UNESCO condemns destruction of ancient Assyrian site as a 'war crime'
Professor Brian Cox brands astrology-believing Tory MP David Tredinnick an 'outlier on the spectrum of reason'
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Elif Shafak: Turkish author warns against rise of British nationalism
Most people think legal tax avoidance is just as wrong as illegal tax evasion, poll suggests
Nigel Farage promises Ukip will not 'stigmatise' would-be migrants – and says he wants 'everyone to speak the same language'
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