Tuesday 25 February 1997
Miss Elkie Brooks, singer, 52; Mr Tom Courtenay, actor, 60; Lord Crickhowell, former chairman, National Rivers Authority, 63; Sir Antony Duff, former Deputy Secretary, Cabinet Office, 77; Lord Gill, a Senator of the College of Justice in Scotland, 55; Sir Alexander Gordon, architect, 80; Mr George Harr- ison, musician, 54; Mr Tony Lloyd MP, 47; Dr Harvey McGregor QC, former Warden, New College, Oxford, 71; Mr Frederic Mullally, novelist, 77; Dr Lewis Moonie MP, 50; Mr Robert Neame, brewer, 63; Maj-Gen Sir Laurence New, former Lieutenant-Governor of the Isle of Man, 65; Sir Roger Parker, a former Lord Justice of Appeal, 74; Mr George Paul, chairman, Norwich Union Insurance, 57; Sir David Puttnam, film producer, 56; Lt-Col John Stephenson, former Secretary, MCC, 66; Professor Sir Stewart Sutherland, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Edinburgh University, 56; Mr Anthony Verity, former Master, Dulwich College, 58; Sir Michael Wheeler-Booth, Clerk of the Parliaments, 63; Marshal of the RAF Sir Keith Williamson, former Chief of the Air Staff, 69.
- 1 Autism 'caused by genetics', study suggests
- 2 What happens to your body when you give up sugar?
- 3 Why you should never make assumptions about people with autism
- 4 Tourist films plane's descent just metres above packed Caribbean beach
- 5 Have sex with your iPad thanks to the new sex toy no-one asked for
Tourist films plane's descent just metres above packed Caribbean beach
Bali nine: Welcome to 'Execution Island' – the Indonesian holiday resort where foreigners are sent to die
How Homer Simpson discovered the Higgs boson over a decade before scientists
The 'sex selfie stick' lets you FaceTime the inside of a vagina
Harrison Ford plane crash: Star Wars actor 'seriously injured' after light aircraft crash lands
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
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ex-head of MI6: 'We shouldn't kid ourselves that Russia is on a path to democracy'
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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