Friday 03 January 1997
Brigadier Sir John Anstey, former President, National Savings Committee, 90; Mr David Atherton, music director, Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, 53; Mr John Bamborough, former Principal, Linacre College, Oxford, 76; Mr Michael Barratt, television presenter, 69; Mr Victor Borge, musician and comedian, 88; Mr Keith Brookman, General Secretary, Iron and Steel Trades Confederation, 59; Sir Robin Butler, Secretary of the Cabinet and Head of the Civil Service, 59; Professor Sir Bryan Carsberg, Secretary General, International Accounting Standards Committee, 58; Mr Fran Cotton, former rugby international, 49; Sir Alastair Forbes, former judge, 89; Mr Mel Gibson, actor, 41; Mr Richard Hanbury- Tenison, Lord-Lieutenant of Gwent, 72; Sir Roy Harding, educationist, 73; Mr Robert Hughes MP, 64; Mr John Paul Jones, rock musician and producer, 51; Admiral Sir Michael Layard, former Second Sea Lord, Chief of Naval Personnel, 61; Miss Anya Linden (Lady Sainsbury of Preston Candover), former ballerina, 64; Sir George Martin, chairman, AIR group, 70; Mr Eric Martlew MP, 48; Sir Carol Mather, former MP, 78; Mr Siegmund Nissel, former member of the Amadeus Quartet, 75; Sir John Riddell, former royal equerry, 63; Miss Eirlys Roberts, former deputy director, Consumers' Association, 86; Mr Graham Ross Russell, chairman, Securities Institute, 63; Mr Robert Steedman, architect, 68; Mr Matthew Taylor MP, 34; Mr John Thaw, actor, 55; Mr David Vine, BBC sports commentator, 61.
Malaysia Airlines plane crash exposes alarming flaw in airline security: over one billion flights made last year without stolen-passport check
International Women's Day 2014: The shocking statistics that show why it is still so important
Teacher shows sex tape featuring herself to pupils during class by mistake
Swarm of killer bees sting woman 1,000 times
Dead woman's body found sitting in a car after six years after direct debits ran $54,000 bank account dry
Britain's top vet sparks controversy with call for ban on slashing animals' throats in 'ritual' slaughters for halal and kosher meat products
If you're horrified by a flame-roasted dog, you should be shocked at a hog roast
Poor 'live like animals' says Boris's privately educated sister after going on 'poverty safari'
Exclusive: Impact of immigrants on British workers ‘negligible’
Vince Cable: Teachers 'know absolutely nothing' about the world of work
Ukraine crisis: Russia pledges to 'retaliate against sanctions' as Ukrainian president says Crimea vote will not be recognised
- 1 International Women's Day 2014: The shocking statistics that show why it is still so important
- 2 Australian man Rod Sommerville reacts to bite from deadly snake by reaching for cold beer
- 3 Singapore sting: Sky-high prices are pushing locals to the edge of affordability
- 4 Russia has made 'big miscalculation' over Ukraine warns Hague
- 5 Swarm of killer bees sting woman 1,000 times
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