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 What happens to your body when you give up sugar?
- 2 Ed Miliband less influential than One Direction's Louis Tomlinson by official Doncaster power list
- 3 Japanese island overrun with cats after population explodes
- 4 Delhi bus rapist blames dead victim for attack because 'girls are responsible for rape'
- 5 Have sex with your iPad thanks to the new sex toy no-one asked for
California teacher appears to have hanged herself in her classroom
The City of the Monkey God: Archaeologists claim to have found city lost for 1,000 years in remote Honduran jungle
Ed Miliband less influential than One Direction's Louis Tomlinson by official Doncaster power list
Japanese island overrun with cats after population explodes
Delhi bus rapist blames dead victim for attack because 'girls are responsible for rape'
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
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
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
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