Friday 28 June 1996
Mr Eric Ambler, novelist and screenwriter, 87; Mr Howard Barker, playwright and poet, 50; Mr Stan Barstow, writer, 68; Dr John Black, former director and secretary, Wolfson Foundation, 74; Mr Mel Brooks, author, actor and director, 70; Mr Charles Bush, Headmaster, Eastbourne College, 44; Mr Jamie Cann MP, 50; Sir Robert Carswell, a Lord Justice of Appeal, Northern Ireland, 62; Mr Kenneth Cooper, former chief executive, British Library, 65; Mr David Duckham, rugby player, 50; Mr Harold Evans, editor, author and publisher, 68; Sir Thayne Forbes, High Court judge, 58; Sir Peter Gadsden, former Lord Mayor of London, 67; Mr Roger Godsiff MP, 50; Mr Jack Gold, film director, 66; Sir John Gorst MP, 68; Lord Gray of Contin, former government minister, 69; Sir Peter Gregson, permanent Secretary, Department of Trade and Industry, 60; Professor Martin Harris, Vice-Chancellor, Manchester University, 52; Mr John Inman, actor, 60; Mr George Lloyd, composer and conductor, 83; Sir John May, a former Lord Justice of Appeal, 73; Miss Deborah Moggach, author, 48; Sir David Scholey, chairman, S.G. Warburg, 61; Sir Cyril Smith, former MP, 68; Sir Garry Sobers, cricketer, 60; Mr David Tatham, High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, 57; Viscount Whitelaw, former government minister, 78; Lord Wright of Richmond, former Head of the Diplomatic Service, 65.
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- 2 Kate Moss: Previously unpublished nude photo revealed by Mert and Marcus
- 4 World Book Day: Boy 'excluded' from school after dressing up as Fifty Shades' Christian Grey
- 5 Bad Jews poster 'censored' on London Tube
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Elif Shafak: Turkish author warns against rise of British nationalism
Most people think legal tax avoidance is just as wrong as illegal tax evasion, poll suggests
Nigel Farage promises Ukip will not 'stigmatise' would-be migrants – and says he wants 'everyone to speak the same language'
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