Welcome to the new Independent website. We hope you enjoy it and we value your feedback. Please contact us here.



Sir Robert Atkinson, former chairman, British Shipbuilders, 78; Mr William Boyd, author, 42; Mr William Bromley-Davenport, Lord-Lieutenant of Cheshire, 59; Mr Malcolm Chisholm MP, 45; Mr Gilbert Cooke, former chairman, CT Bowring & Co 71; Mr Michael Finnissy, composer and pianist, 48; Sir Kenneth Green, director, Manchester Metropolitan University, 60; Mr Jocelyn Hambro, chairman, JO Hambro & Co, 75; Sir Anthony Hidden, High Court judge, 58; Mr John Horam MP, 55; Mr Dan Jacobson, novelist, 65; Sir Anthony Lambert, former ambassador to Portugal, 83; Sir John Latey, former High Court judge, 80; Mr Ivan Lendl, tennis player, 34; Lord Oliver of Aylmerton, a former Lord Justice of Appeal in Ordinary, 73; Professor Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, sculptor, 70; Professor Sir David Phillips, molecular biophysicist, 70; Mr Piers Paul Read, writer, 53; Mr Viv Richards, cricketer, 42; Mr Mark Rowland, athlete, 31; The Earl of Snowdon, photographer, 64; Sir Ranulph Twistleton-Wykeham- Fiennes, explorer, 50; Mr Richard Vernon, actor, 69; Miss Zena Walker, actress, 60; Dame Margaret Weston, former director of the Science Museum, 68.