TODAY: Mr Harry Barnes MP, 59; Dr Sir Reginald Bennett, former MP, 84; Mr Jetmund Engeset, Surgeon to the Queen in Scotland, 57; Mr Bryan Forbes, novelist and film producer, 69; Sir Patrick Garland, High Court judge, 66; Mr Jimmy Hill, sports commentator, 67; General Sir Charles Huxtable, former Commander-in-Chief, UK Land Forces, 64; Mrs Joanna Kennedy, civil engineer, 45; Miss Bonnie Langford, actress, 31; Professor Sir Ronald Mason, chemist, 65; Dr David Quarmby, joint managing director, J. Sainsbury plc, 54; Mr Terence Stamp, actor, 57; Mr Anthony Steen MP, 56; Sir William Wilkinson, former chairman, Nature Conservancy Council, 63.

TOMORROW: Sir Nicholas Barrington, former High Commissioner to Pakistan, 61; Sir Alastair Down, former chairman, Burmah Oil, 81; Mr David Essex, entertainer, 48; Mr Michael Foot, former MP, 82; Mr Graham Gooch, cricketer, 42; Mr Alastair Graham, former Headmaster, Mill Hill School, 63; The Rev Mrs Betsy Haworth, deacon and non-stipendiary minister, 71; Sir Harry Hookway, former pro-chancellor, Loughborough University, 74; Mrs Elspeth Huxley, author, 88; Sir Charles Kerruish, President of Tynwald, Isle of Man, 78; Air Vice-Marshal George Lamb, former rugby referee, 82; Mr David Lawman, former chairman, Prestige Group, 74; Mr Clive Rice, cricketer, 46; Sir Richard Rogers, architect, 62; Professor Andrew Rutherford, former warden, Goldsmiths' College, 66; Mr Richard Searby QC, deputy chairman, Times Newspapers Holdings, 64; Sir John Stokes, former MP, 78; Mr Peter Twiss, former test pilot, 74.

National Portrait Gallery: Lydia Bauman, "Lucian Freud", 3pm.

Service appointments



Admiral Sir Benjamin Bathurst, promoted Admiral of the Fleet.

Admiral Sir Jock Slater, appointed First and Principal Naval Aide-de- Camp to the Queen in succession to Admiral Sir Benjamin Bathurst.

Brigadier David A.S. Pennefather, promoted Major-General and appointed Commander, Reaction Force Operating Staff, Bosnia.


Maj-Gen K.J. Drewienkiewicz, to be Director Support LANDCENT, in succession to Maj-Gen M.S. White.

ebooksAn unforgettable anthology of contemporary reportage
Latest stories from i100
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
Independent Dating

By clicking 'Search' you
are agreeing to our
Terms of Use.

iJobs Job Widget
iJobs People

COO / Chief Operating Officer

£80 - 100k + Bonus: Guru Careers: A COO / Chief Operating Officer is needed to...

HR Manager - Kent - £45,000

£40000 - £45000 per annum: Ashdown Group: HR Manager / Training Manager (L&D /...

HR Manager - Edgware, London - £45,000

£40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits: Ashdown Group: HR Manager - Edgware, Lon...

HR Manager - London - £40,000 + bonus

£32000 - £40000 per annum + bonus: Ashdown Group: HR Manager (Generalist) -Old...

Day In a Page

Secret politics of the weekly shop

The politics of the weekly shop

New app reveals political leanings of food companies
Beam me up, Scottie!

Beam me up, Scottie!

Celebrity Trekkies from Alex Salmond to Barack Obama
Beware Wet Paint: The ICA's latest ambitious exhibition

Beware Wet Paint

The ICA's latest ambitious exhibition
Pink Floyd have produced some of rock's greatest ever album covers

Pink Floyd have produced some of rock's greatest ever album covers

Can 'The Endless River' carry on the tradition?
Sanctuary for the suicidal

Sanctuary for the suicidal

One mother's story of how London charity Maytree helped her son with his depression
A roller-coaster tale from the 'voice of a generation'

Not That Kind of Girl:

A roller-coaster tale from 'voice of a generation' Lena Dunham
London is not bedlam or a cradle of vice. In fact it, as much as anywhere, deserves independence

London is not bedlam or a cradle of vice

In fact it, as much as anywhere, deserves independence
Vivienne Westwood 'didn’t want' relationship with Malcolm McLaren

Vivienne Westwood 'didn’t want' relationship with McLaren

Designer 'felt pressured' into going out with Sex Pistols manager
Jourdan Dunn: Model mother

Model mother

Jordan Dunn became one of the best-paid models in the world
Apple still coolest brand – despite U2 PR disaster

Apple still the coolest brand

Despite PR disaster of free U2 album
Scottish referendum: The Yes vote was the love that dared speak its name, but it was not to be

Despite the result, this is the end of the status quo

Boyd Tonkin on the fall-out from the Scottish referendum
Manolo Blahnik: The high priest of heels talks flats, Englishness, and why he loves Mary Beard

Manolo Blahnik: Flats, Englishness, and Mary Beard

The shoe designer who has been dubbed 'the patron saint of the stiletto'
The Beatles biographer reveals exclusive original manuscripts of some of the best pop songs ever written

Scrambled eggs and LSD

Behind The Beatles' lyrics - thanks to Hunter Davis's original manuscript copies
'Normcore' fashion: Blending in is the new standing out in latest catwalk non-trend

'Normcore': Blending in is the new standing out

Just when fashion was in grave danger of running out of trends, it only went and invented the non-trend. Rebecca Gonsalves investigates
Dance’s new leading ladies fight back: How female vocalists are now writing their own hits

New leading ladies of dance fight back

How female vocalists are now writing their own hits