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McLeod: he wrote more than 150 papers with at least 40 co-authors from around the world

J Bryce McLeod: Mathematician and leader in the discipline of applied analysis

Acclaimed for his problem-solving abilities in a variety of fields

Wilson in 2010: he carried on working into his nineties

Gerald Wilson: Bandleader, composer and arranger who worked with jazz legends such as Basie, Gillespie and Ellington

He became famous for his dance-style of conducting: ‘I choreograph the music when I conduct,’ he said

Hilary Mantel has been called

Hilary Mantel 'should be investigated by police' over Margaret Thatcher assassination story, says Lord Bell

Lord Timothy Bell says “police should investigate” Hilary Mantel after she admits to wanting to kill the former PM

A republican meeting at Machynlleth in the 1960s; from the left, Neil ap Siencyn, Burns, and Glyn Rowlands Dennis Coslett and Cayo Evans, who all later stood trial with Burns

Dafydd Burns: Member of the Free Wales Army who walked free from court in 1969 after being kept in solitary confinement

The trial was about free speech, said John Mortimer: 'They had done no acts of violence or sabotage'

Dennis Rodman has confirmed he is not going to the Middle East to 'talk to with the leaders of Isis' as claimed in a recent satirical report

Dennis Rodman denies plans to meet with Isis leaders after satirical report goes viral

The basketball star was the subject of a dead-pan satire article which stated that he was on his way to the Middle East to talk Isis round

The image of 20-year-old Monroe during a professional photoshoot before she became a Hollywood icon, which has gone under the hammer

Negative from Marilyn Monroe's first professional photoshoot auctioned for £4,250

The image was taken by Joseph Jasgur and it went under the hammer at auctioneers Henry Aldridge and Sons in Wiltshire

For sale: A jar of Kevin Spacey's breath

Genuine, untouched air from the lungs of Spacey

Branning and June Brown in 'EastEnders': his illness was written into the series

John Bardon: Actor who rounded off a long career as villain and buffoon with a moving turn as Dot Cotton's 'EastEnders' husband

A burly, jolly comic actor with a touch of Dickensian London about him, John Bardon was equally adept at villainy as buffoonery, but trumped both at the end of his career with a moving, tender study in pathos.

Sample: 'I've been a solo pianist since I was six playing in my mama's living room for her after-church teas'

Joe Sample: Co-founder of jazz-rock trailblazers the Crusaders who co-wrote their 1979 worldwide hit 'Street Life'

An in-demand session player who wrote 'One Day I'll Fly Away', and contributor to classic albums like Marvin Gaye's Let's Get It On

Hillis,second row, second from left, with some of the Scotland back-up team
Robin Thicke and Pharell Williams in the video of the song, which has been accused of justifying rape

Robin Thicke’s hit 'Blurred Lines' lands him in court, and he had 'almost no part' in writing it

Marvin Gaye’s children are suing singer and co-writers, claiming ‘Blurred Lines’ is a copy of ‘Got to Give it Up’

Haines: 'He got under people's skin. He thought like the people he was trying to help'

David Haines: RAF engineer who became a highly respected aid worker but was kidnapped and murdered by terrorists

A family man who devoted himself to humanitarian work and was admired for his warmth with the refugees he met
Pinarello in 1951 in his 'maglia nera', which brought fame - and the money to found his bicycle empire

Nani Pinarello: Cyclist who made his name coming last in the Giro d'Italia then became one of the sport's foremost bicycle-builders

A professional racer who started building bicycles by hand and produced some of the best in the world

Yoshiko Yamaguchi: Actress who survived charges of treason in China and came to symbolise Japan's dreams of conquest

Star of films in Japan, China, and Hollywood who later became a member of parliament in Japan
Oscar Pistorius leaving court on 12 September

Oscar Pistorius agent denies athlete is working on tell-all book about Reeva Steenkamp shooting

Pistorius was cleared of premeditated murder last week, but faces up to 15 years in prison for manslaughter

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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
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A shot in the dark

Mystery of the wedding photo from Ground Zero
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His life, the universe and everything

New biography sheds light on comic genius of Douglas Adams
Save us from small screen superheroes

Save us from small screen superheroes

Shows like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D are little more than marketing tools
Reach for the skies

Reach for the skies

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These are the 12 best hotel spas in the UK

12 best hotel spas in the UK

Some hotels go all out on facilities; others stand out for the sheer quality of treatments
These Iranian-controlled Shia militias used to specialise in killing American soldiers. Now they are fighting Isis, backed up by US airstrikes

Widespread fear of Isis is producing strange bedfellows

Iranian-controlled Shia militias that used to kill American soldiers are now fighting Isis, helped by US airstrikes
Topshop goes part Athena poster, part last spring Prada

Topshop goes part Athena poster, part last spring Prada

Shoppers don't come to Topshop for the unique
How to make a Lego masterpiece

How to make a Lego masterpiece

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Meet the ‘Endies’ – city dwellers who are too poor to have fun

Meet the ‘Endies’ – city dwellers who are too poor to have fun

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Paisley’s decision to make peace with IRA enemies might remind the Arabs of Sadat

Ian Paisley’s decision to make peace with his IRA enemies

His Save Ulster from Sodomy campaign would surely have been supported by many a Sunni imam