Thursday 02 January 1997
Mr David Bailey, photographer and film director, 59; Sir Richard Bayliss, former Physician to the Queen, 80; Mr Leopold Brook, former chairman, Simon Engineering, 85; Mr Christopher Campbell, chairman, British Shipbuilders, 61; Admiral William J. Crowe, US ambassador, 72; The Duke of Devonshire, former Chancellor of Manchester University, 77; Professor Sir Kingsley Dunham, former Director, Institute of Geological Sciences, 87; Mr David Graveney, cricketer, 43; Mr Walter Harrison, former MP, 76; Mr Algernon Heber-Percy, Lord-Lieutenant for Shropshire, 53; Mr Piers Merchant MP, 46; Sir Bruce Pattullo, Governor, Bank of Scotland, 59; Sir Charles Reece, former research and technology director, ICI, 70; Mr Edmund de Rothschild, director, N.M. Rothschild and Sons, 81; Air Marshal Sir Ernest Sidey, 84; Professor John Thomas, chemist, 71; Sir Keith Thomas, President, Corpus Christi College, Oxford, 64; Sir Michael Tippett, composer, 92; Dame Rachel Waterhouse, former chairman, Consumers' Association, 74; Mr Robert Wilmot, chairman, Wilmot Enterprises Ltd, 52; The Right Rev Kenneth Woollcombe, Assistant Bishop, Worcester, 73.
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- 2 Katie Hopkins attacked me on Twitter — so I reported her to the police for inciting racial hatred
- 3 Gamers confess the worst things they've done in The Sims
- 4 6-year-old writes ice cold Valentine's card to his stepmother
- 5 Syrian child photographed 'surrendering to camera because she thought it was a gun'
Rape threats, death threats and a police investigation after video poking fun at an Islamic Party in Malaysia goes viral
Why Robin Williams safeguarded himself against a morbid trend in advertising
Ohio Democrat Teresa Fedor speaks out during abortion debate to reveal she has been raped – and is interrupted by laughter from Republicans
Jeremy Clarkson to become 'special adviser on transport' to David Cameron
Exploding head syndrome: One-fifth of US college students suffer from ailment, study finds
Katie Hopkins attacked me on Twitter — so I reported her to the police for inciting racial hatred
Street preacher quoting from the Bible fined for calling homosexuality an 'abomination'
Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
Revealed: Putin's army of pro-Kremlin bloggers
Katie Hopkins reported to the police for race hatred by Labour MP Simon Danczuk after tweet about Pakistani men
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