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.
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- 2 Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
- 3 'Help me I'm trapped in a factory' messages keep being found on bottles of vitamin water
- 4 North Korean defector flees to Finland 'with evidence of chemical testing on humans'
- 5 Greek debt crisis: The photograph that conveys the despair of Greece's elderly
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
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