Thursday 15 August 1996
The Princess Royal, 46; Sir Charles Carter, economist, 77; Mr Jim Dale, actor, 61; Mr Edmund Dell, former government minister, and chairman, Prison Reform Trust, 75; Mr Hans Feibusch, mural painter and sculptor, 98; Mr James Flecker, Headmaster, Ardingly College, 57; Mr Lukas Foss, composer, 74; Miss Jenny Hanley, actress, 49; Dame Wendy Hiller, actress, 84; Miss Rita Hunter, soprano, 63; Lord Ingrow, former Lord-Lieutenant of West Yorkshire, 79; Miss Joan Jefferson (Lady Appleyard), former Headmistress, St Swithun's School, Winchester, 50; Mr Jack Lynch, former Prime Minister of the Irish Republic, 79; Mr Edward McMillan-Scott, MEP, 47; Sir Patrick Nairne, Chancellor, Essex University, 75; Sir Kenneth Newman, former Commissioner, Metropolitan Police, 70; Maj-Gen Kenneth Perkins, 70; Mr Oscar Peterson, jazz pianist, 71; Sir Oliver Popplewell, High Court judge, 69; Professor Sir Leon Radzinowicz, criminologist, 90; Lady Jean Rankin, Extra Woman of the Bedchamber to the Queen Mother, 91; Mr Martin Redmond MP, 59; Mr Jack Russell, cricketer, 33; Sir Michael Rutter, child psychiatrist, 63; Air Vice- Marshal John de Milt Severne, Extra Equerry to the Queen, 71; Lord Steyn, a Lord Justice of Appeal, 64; Sir Stephen Tumim, circuit judge and former Chief Inspector of Prisons in England and Wales, 66; The Hon William Waldegrave MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, 50; Sir Kenneth Warren, engineering consultant, 70; Air Vice-Marshal Sir William Wratten, 57.
- 1 School playground evacuated over 'unusually aggressive' grey squirrel
- 2 Hollywood actor Mickey Rourke beats opponent 33 years his junior in exhibition boxing match
- 3 Jennifer Lawrence scores first UK top 40 single with Hunger Games track 'The Hanging Tree'
- 4 Today was a bad day for renters, landlords, and democracy
- 5 'You should come to my house and eat cheeses with me': 4-year-old sends adorable love letter to girl at school
At least 100 dead after Islamists launch attack on Nigerian mosque
Hollywood actor Mickey Rourke beats opponent 33 years his junior in exhibition boxing match
'You should come to my house and eat cheeses with me': 4-year-old sends adorable love letter to girl at school
Scientists predict green energy revolution after incredible new graphene discoveries
Russell Brand: 'Katy Perry? I don’t know who that is'
Obama: The only people with the right to object to immigration are Native Americans
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
David Cameron sets out immigration reforms: We should distrust Ukip and their 'snake-oil of simple solutions'
Ukip mocked after mistaking Westminster Cathedral – for a mosque
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
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