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.
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- 2 Rarest Beanie Baby bought for just £10 at car boot sale could be sold for £62,500 on eBay
- 5 Giorgio Armani criticises the way some gay men dress saying 'a man has to be a man'
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
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Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
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