Thursday 18 July 1996
Mr Kenneth Armitage, sculptor, 80; Lady Bingley, Research Social Worker, City Corporation, 71; Mr Edward Bond, playwright and stage director, 62; Mr Richard Branson, founder and chairman, Virgin Group, 46; Mr James Brolin, actor, 56; Mr Dave Cash, disc jockey, 54; Mr Christopher Daykin, Government Actuary, 48; Mr George Doggart, cricket historian and former headmaster, 71; Sir William Doughty, deputy chairman, Britannia Refined Metals, 71; Viscount Esher, former Rector, Royal College of Art, 83; Mr Nick Faldo, golfer, 39; Mr John Fraser, former chairman and chief executive, Ciba- Geigy, 65; Senator John Glenn, former astronaut, 75; Mr David Hemery, athlete, 52; Miss Elizabeth Jennings, author, 70; Vice-Admiral Sir Louis Le Bailly, former Director-General of Intelligence, 81; Mr Dennis Lillee, cricketer, 47; Mr Nelson Mandela, President of South Africa, 78; Mr Anthony Miles, publisher, 66; Mr Richard Pasco, actor, 70; Sir Brooks Richards, former diplomat, 78; Sir Robert Speed QC, former Counsel to the Speaker, 91; Dr Martin Stephen, High Master, Manchester Grammar School, 47; Professor Hugh Stephenson, writer and journalist, 58; Sir Jamie Stormonth Darling, former director, National Trust for Scotland, 78; Mrs Mary Stott, journalist, 89; Dr Basil Weedon, former vice-Chancellor, Nottingham University, 73; Mr Yevgeny Yevtushenko, poet, 63.
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- 2 What happens to your body when you give up sugar?
- 3 Japanese island overrun with cats after population explodes
- 4 Apple and Google users being spied on for a decade because of 'Freak' security flaw
- 5 Have sex with your iPad thanks to the new sex toy no-one asked for
The City of the Monkey God: Archaeologists claim to have found city lost for 1,000 years in remote Honduran jungle
Japanese island overrun with cats after population explodes
Delhi bus rapist blames dead victim for attack because 'girls are responsible for rape'
Bubonic plague-carrying fleas found on New York City rats
London property boom built on dirty money
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
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