Friday 21 February 1997
King Harald V of Norway, 60; Sir John Bourn, Comptroller and Auditor General, 63; Professor Ruth Bowden, anatomist, 82; Mr Simon Coombs MP, 50; Miss Jilly Cooper, author and journalist, 60; M Hubert de Givenchy, fashion designer, 70; Mr Michael Deakin, documentary film maker, 58; Mr Leslie Durbin, silversmith, 84; Dame Janet Fookes MP, 61; Sir John Goulden, UK Permanent Representative, North Atlantic Council, 56; Mr Carron Greig, company chairman, 72; Sir Michael Grylls MP, 63; Sir Conrad Heron, former senior civil servant, 81; Sir Reginald Hibbert, former ambassador to France, 75; Sir John McGregor Hill, former chairman, British Nuclear Fuels, 76; Lord Hunter, a former Senator of the College of Justice in Scotland, 84; Mr Peter McEnery, actor, 57; Mr Robert Mugabe, President of Zimbabwe, 73; Professor Sir Rupert Myers, scientist, 76; General Sir Robert Pascoe, former Adjutant-General, 65; Sir Ashley Ponsonby, former Lord-Lieutenant of Oxfordshire, 76; Professor John Prescott, principal, Wye College, 60; Lt-Gen Sir John Richards, former Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps, 70; Mr Alan Rickman, actor, 51; Professor Frederick Rimmer, Emeritus Professor of Music, Glasgow University, 83; Miss Nina Simone, singer, 63; Mr Richard Turner-Warwick, surgeon and urologist, 72; Professor Leslie Wagner, Principal and Chief Executive, Leeds Metropolitan University, 54; Mr David Wood, actor and playwright, 53.
- 1 Fifty Shades of Grey trailer: First look at Jamie Dornan as Christian Grey
- 2 Is Gideon Levy the most hated man in Israel or just the most heroic?
- 3 50 books for students to read this summer: From Ernest Hemingway to Gillian Flynn
- 4 Students offered grants if they tweet pro-Israeli propaganda
Israel-Gaza conflict: Israeli targeting policy under scrutiny after shellfire hits a mother and child, a school full of refugees and a doctor’s home
Peaches Geldof: Her final day – and her fatal decision
Students offered grants if they tweet pro-Israeli propaganda
Iraq crisis: Isis orders Mosul shop keepers to cover mannequins
Israel-Gaza conflict: Israel may have committed war crimes, says UN human rights chief
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Vladimir Putin is given 'one last chance' to end hostilities in Ukraine
The 'scroungers’ fight back: The welfare claimants battling to alter stereotypes
The truth about conspiracy theories is that some require considering
Arizona execution lasts two hours as killer Joseph Wood left 'snorting and gasping' for air
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Ukrainian military jet was flying close to passenger plane before it was shot down, says Russian officer
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Massive rise in sale of British arms to Russia
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