Wednesday 08 January 1997
Miss Shirley Bassey, singer, 60; Mr David Bowie, musician and actor, 50; Mr Stuart Cameron, former chairman, Gallaher Ltd, 73; Professor Stephen Hawking, mathematician, 55; Lord Hollenden, former chairman, I. & R. Morley, 83; Mr Andrew Hunter MP, 54; The Right Rev Edward Knapp-Fisher, Honorary Assistant Bishop, Diocese of Chichester, 82; Professor Sir Robert May, zoologist and ecologist, 60; Air Commodore Joan Metcalfe, former director of RAF Nursing Services, 74; Mr Ron Moody, actor, 73; Mr Robert Parry MP, 64; Mr Kenneth Purchase MP, 58; Miss Imelda Read, MEP, 58; Professor Brian Reddaway, economic consultant to the World Bank, 84; Professor Charles Tomlinson, Emeritus Professor of English, Bristol University, 70; Miss Galina Ulanova, former prima ballerina, 87; Sir Geoffrey Whalen, deputy chairman of Peugeot Talbot, 61; Professor Alan Wilson, Vice-Chancellor, Leeds University, 58.
- 1 'Nasa Confirms Six Days of Darkness in December': No, they don't - it's a hoax
- 2 Canadian actor punched in face after 'Islamophobia' experiment goes wrong in wake of Ottawa shooting
- 3 Topshop at centre of row over body image as 'shocking' skinny mannequin photo goes viral
- 4 Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson criticised for beer tweet
- 5 The bubble bursts for Sodastream
'Nasa Confirms Six Days of Darkness in December': No, they don't - it's a hoax
Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson criticised for beer tweet
Halloween 2014: From the Screaming Man of Pluckley to the 'White Lady' of the Tower of London - Britain's 20 most haunted places
The bubble bursts for Sodastream
Russian politician says Apple CEO Tim Cook should be 'banned' from country after coming out as gay
Pope Francis declares evolution and Big Bang theory are real and God is not 'a magician with a magic wand'
Huge surge in Ukip support after EU funding row, according to new poll
Ukip ‘exploiting grooming scandal’ to secure party’s first police chief
Nigel Farage: 'There’s nothing wrong with white people blacking up'
Maureen Lipman says 'she can't vote Labour while Ed Miliband is leader'
Muslims, immigration and teenage pregnancy: British people are ignorant about almost everything
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