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 Katie Hopkins attacked me on Twitter — so I reported her to the police for inciting racial hatred
- 2 I might be an MP, but that doesn't stop me fighting sexism with my breasts
- 3 Martha Stewart accuses Snoop Dogg of 'smoking for four hours' during Justin Bieber Roast
- 4 Google April Fools': company unveils backwards search engine and huggable digital assistant
- 5 April Fools' Day 2015: The best hoax news stories from around the internet
Martha Stewart accuses Snoop Dogg of 'smoking for four hours' during Justin Bieber Roast
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Katie Hopkins attacked me on Twitter — so I reported her to the police for inciting racial hatred
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