Saturday 19 October 1996
TODAY: Mr Jack Anderson, newspaper columnist, 74; Sir Leslie Boreham, former High Court judge, 78; Professor Sir Robert Boyd, physicist, 74; Mr Matthew Carrington MP, 49; Dr David Clark MP, 57; Mr David Cornwell (John Le Carre), novelist, 65; Sir John Cullen, former chairman, Health and Safety Commission, 70; Mr John Evans MP, 66; Professor Richard Freeborn, Emeritus Professor of Russian Literature at London University, 70; The Very Rev David Frayne, Provost of Blackburn, 62; Mr Bernard Hepton, actor, 71; Mr Gavin Hewitt, Ambassador to Croatia, 52; Dr Robin Holloway, composer and Lecturer in Music, Cambridge University, 53; Mr Paul Holmer, former ambassador to Romania, 73; Sir Robert Jennings, QC, former president, International Court of Justice, 83; Miss Rosamund John, actress, 83; Mr Graham Lock, former chief executive, Amalgamated Metal, 65; Mr Bill Morris, trade-union leader, 58; Miss Mavis Nicholson, broadcaster, 66; Admiral of the Fleet Sir Michael Pollock, 80; Sir Allan Ramsay, former ambassador to Morocco, 59; Air Chief Marshal Sir Anthony Skingsley, former Deputy Commander in Chief, Allied Forces Central Europe, 63; Sir Harold Walker, former ambassador to Iraq, 64; Major Sir Patrick Wall, former MP, 80; Mr Peter Whiston, architect, 84.
TOMORROW: Sir James Ackers, former chairman, West Midlands Regional Health Authority, 61; Mr Hume Boggis-Rolfe, barrister and farmer, 85; Sir Edwin Bolland, former diplomat, 74; Mr Art Buchwald, newspaper columnist, 71; Mr Chris Cowdrey, cricketer, 39; Professor Sir Bernard Crossland, mechanical engineer, 73; Mr Lawrence Daly, former trade-union leader, 72; The Right Rev Joseph Gray, Roman Catholic bishop of Shrewsbury, 77; Mr Al Greenwood, rock musician, 45; Professor Sir Douglas Hague, chairman, Oxford Strategy Network, 70; The Rev James Harkness, Moderator of the Church of Scotland, 61; Mr Colin Jeavons, actor, 67; Mr Eddie Macken, showjumper, 47; Judge Deirdre McKinney, circuit judge, 68; Mr John Milne Home, former Lord-Lieutenant, Dumfries and Galloway, 80; Lord Montagu of Beaulieu, founder, National Motor Museum, 70; Mr Tom Petty, guitarist and singer, 43; Sir Anthony Reeve, former ambassador to South Africa, 58; Mr Ian Rush, footballer, 35; Professor Samuel Saul, former Vice-Chancellor of York University, 72; Sir William Shapland, chartered accountant, 84; Sir Alexander Stirling, former diplomat, 70; The Hon Emma Tennant, writer, 59; Mr Timothy West, actor, 62.
- 1 What happens to your body when you give up sugar?
- 2 Tourist films plane's descent just metres above packed Caribbean beach
- 3 World Book Day: Boy 'excluded' from school after dressing up as Fifty Shades' Christian Grey
- 4 Have sex with your iPad thanks to the new sex toy no-one asked for
- 5 GamerGate: developer Tim Schafer provokes rage with joke about online gaming activists at industry awards
Harrison Ford plane crash: Actor will make full recovery thanks to 'beautifully executed' landing
Tourist films plane's descent just metres above packed Caribbean beach
Oxford whistleblower's attempt to protect young victim of a sadistic gang went unheeded
How Homer Simpson discovered the Higgs boson over a decade before scientists
The 'sex selfie stick' lets you FaceTime the inside of a vagina
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
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ex-head of MI6: 'We shouldn't kid ourselves that Russia is on a path to democracy'
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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