Wednesday 18 December 1996
Field Marshal Lord Bramall, Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London, 73; Miss Frances Crook, director, Howard League for Penal Reform, 44; Mr Jules Dassin, film director, 84; Lt-Cdr Ian Fraser VC, 76; Mr Christopher Fry, playwright, 89; Pamela, Lady Harlech, journalist and producer, 62; Professor Michael Harrison, Vice-Chancellor, Wolverhampton University, 55; Mr Romeo LeBlanc, Governor-General of Canada, 69; Mr Geoffrey Lofthouse MP, 71; Lord MacLean, a Senator of the College of Justice in Scotland, 58; Lord Merlyn-Rees, former Home Secretary, 76; Mr Mohammed Ali, boxer, 53; Mr John Mott, former chairman, William Sindall, 70; Mr Albert Pacey, Director- General, National Criminal Intelligence Service, 58; Miss Annette Page, ballerina, 64; Dr Joyce Reynolds, historian, 78; Mr Keith Richard, guitarist with the Rolling Stones, 53; Lord Robens of Woldingham, former Coal Board and Vickers chairman, 86; Mr Steven Spielberg, film producer and director, 49; Sir Christopher Stuart-White, High Court judge, 63; Mr Joe Wade, former trade union leader, 77; The Right Rev Roy Williamson, Bishop of Southwark, 64.
- 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
- 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'
Negotiable: Recruitment Genius: Have you been doing a brilliant job in an admi...
£26,498 - £31,556: Surrey County Council: We are looking for an outgoing, conf...
£50000 - £60000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: Are you an innovative, senior H...
£20000 - £22000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: Our client, a very well respect...