Wednesday 21 February 1996
King Harald V of Norway, 59; Sir John Bourn, Comptroller and Auditor General, 62; Professor Ruth Bowden, anatomist, 81; Mr Simon Coombs MP, 49; Miss Jilly Cooper, author and journalist, 59; M Hubert de Givenchy, fashion designer, 69; Mr Leslie Durbin, silversmith, 83; Dame Janet Fookes MP, 60; Sir John Goulden, UK Permanent Representative, North Atlantic Council, 55; Sir Carron Greig, Extra Gentleman Usher to the Queen, 71; Sir Michael Grylls MP, 62; Sir Conrad Heron, former senior civil servant, 80; Sir Reginald Hibbert, former ambassador to France, 74; Sir John McGregor Hill, former chairman, British Nuclear Fuels, 75; Lord Hunter, a former Senator of the College of Justice in Scotland, 83; Mr Peter McEnery, actor, 56; Mr Robert Mugabe, President of Zimbabwe, 72; Professor Sir Rupert Myers, Professor Emeritus of Metallurgy, University of New South Wales, 75; General Sir Robert Pascoe, former Adjutant-General, 64; Sir Ashley Ponsonby, Lord-Lieutenant of Oxfordshire, 75; Professor John Prescott, Principal, Wye College, London University, 59; Lt-Gen Sir John Richards, former marshal of the Diplomatic Corps, 69; Mr Alan Rickman, actor, 50; Professor Frederick Rimmer, Emeritus Professor of Music, Glasgow University, 82; Miss Nina Simone, singer, 62; Mr Richard Turner-Warwick, surgeon and urologist, 71; Professor Leslie Wagner, Principal and Chief Executive, Leeds Metropolitan University, 53; Mr David Wood, actor and playwright, 52.
- 1 The BBC has just done more to eradicate ‘terrorism’ than all our wars since 9/11
- 2 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 3 Mystery man who gave mum heart-warming note on train 'wanted to put a smile on her face'
- 4 Michelle Obama highlights harsh restrictions faced by Saudi women after meeting King Salman without wearing a headscarf
- 5 Grumpy Roald Dahl letter warning student to 'eschew beastly adjectives' rediscovered after 35 years
King Salman: Just five days in, Saudi Arabia's new king has already overseen a beheading
Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
Mystery man who gave mum heart-warming note on train 'wanted to put a smile on her face'
Michelle Obama highlights harsh restrictions faced by Saudi women after meeting King Salman without wearing a headscarf
Chilling drone footage captures Auschwitz ahead of 70th anniversary of liberation
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
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