Friday 30 August 1996
Mr Jonathan Aitken MP, 54; Dr Barbara Ansell, rheumatologist, 73; Miss Elizabeth Ashley, actress, 57; Sir Harold Atcherley, former chairman, Tyzack & Partners, 78; Sir Patrick Branigan QC, former Attorney- General, Gold Coast, 90; Sir Charles Burman, former chairman, Tarmac, 88; Mr Allan Davis, actor, director and producer, 83; Mr Kenneth Gill, former trade union leader, 69; Dr Alan Gilmour, former director, NSPCC, 68; Lord Healey CH, former government minister, 79; Air Marshal Sir Frank Holroyd, former Chief Engineer, RAF, 61; Miss Jayne Irving, television presenter, 40; Lord Keith of Castleacre, merchant banker, 80; Dr Jeremy Lee-Potter, haematologist, 62; The Countess of Longford, writer, 90; Mr William McAlister, cultural programme co-ordinator, Soros Foundations, 56; Miss Sue MacGregor, BBC radio presenter, 55; Dr Peter North, Vice- Chancellor, Oxford University, 60; Sir Peter Parker, chairman, Mitsubishi Electric UK, 72; Mr John Peel, disc jockey, 57; Sir Henry Phillips, former colonial administrator, 82; Miss Audrey Scott, former Headmistress, Queen Anne's School, Caversham, 62; Mr George Stevenson MP, 58; Professor John Thoday, geneticist, 80; The Very Rev Professor Thomas Torrance, theologian, 83; Sir Philip Woodfield, former senior civil servant, 73.
- 1 Raif Badawi, the Saudi Arabian blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes, may now face death penalty
- 2 PornHub turns masturbation into energy in bid to save the planet
- 3 Robert Mugabe eats a zoo for 'obscene' 91st birthday party
- 4 The remarkable archaeological underwater discovery that could open up a new chapter in the study of European and British prehistory
- 5 The jihadi girls who went to Syria weren't just radicalised by Isis — they were groomed
Stephen Hawking's wife Jane Wilde on their marriage breakdown: 'The family were left behind'
Raif Badawi, the Saudi Arabian blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes, may now face death penalty
Someone has actually got a tattoo of that dress
PornHub turns masturbation into energy in bid to save the planet
White and gold or blue and black – what colour is the dress? An eyewitness gives a definitive answer
New theory could prove how life began and disprove God
This is what it's like to be dead, according to a guy who died for a bit
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
Russia's roadmap for annexing eastern Ukraine 'leaked from Vladimir Putin's office'
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
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