Wednesday 24 April 1996
Mr Ralph Brown, sculptor, 68; Field Marshal Lord Carver, former Chief of the Defence Staff, 81; Mr John Ernest Collins, former chairman, Guardian Royal Exchange Assurance Group, 73; Lord Coulsfield, Senator of the College of Justice in Scotland, 62; Sir Gordon Cox, chemist, 90; Sir Peter Cresswell, High Court judge, 52; Sir Clement Freud, writer and former MP, 72; Dame Helen Gardiner, former chief clerk, Private Secretary's Office, Buckingham Palace, 95; Mr Fred Heddell, chief executive, Mencap, 51; Rear-Admiral Sir Joseph Henley, 87; Mr Richard Jarman, managing director, Scottish Opera, 47; Mr Andrew MacKinlay MP, 47; Miss Shirley Maclaine, actress, 62; Mr James Paice MP, 47; Sir Hugh Park, former High Court judge, 86; Mr Stuart Pearce, footballer, 34; Mr Joseph Rank, president, Ranks Hovis McDougall, 78; Miss Bridget Riley, painter, 65; Mr Martin Seymour-Smith, writer, 68; Miss Barbra Streisand, actress and singer, 54; Mr Larry Tindale, former chairman, North British Canadian Investment Trust, 75; Lt-Col Stuart Townend, founder, Hill House School, 87; Mr Frank Wheeler, ambassador to Chile, 58; Mr John Williams, guitarist, 55; Miss Paula Yates, television presenter, 36.
- 1 Finland schools: Subjects scrapped and replaced with 'topics' as country reforms its education system
- 2 The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
- 3 Watch: Man takes selfie every mile of 2,600 mile hike, creates amazing timelapse video
- 4 The day I starred in Only Fools and Horses
- 5 Scientists have discovered a simple way to cook rice that dramatically cuts the calories
Germanwings plane crash: Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz 'sought treatment for eyesight problems'
Saudi Arabia says it won't rule out building nuclear weapons
The battle for the Middle East's future begins in Yemen as Saudi Arabia jumps into the abyss
#FreeTheNipple: Women in Iceland bare breasts in solidarity with trolled student
Yemen crisis: Saudi Arabia ready for long campaign against Houthi rebels across the border
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Revealed: Putin's army of pro-Kremlin bloggers
Germanwings plane crash: Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz wanted to 'do something people would remember him for'
The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
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