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Roddy Piper: Kilt-wearing, bad-mouthing WWE villain known for his long-running feud in the ring with Hulk Hogan

He was also active in the charity Stand for the Silent, an organisation aimed at helping the victims of bullying and bringing awareness to the issue

Les Munro

Les Munro: New Zealand squadron leader who was the last surviving pilot of the Dambusters raid on the Ruhr Valley in 1943

Known as a "down-to-earth man" and self-deprecating, Munro participated in local politics as a councillor, serving as Mayor of Waitomo District Council

Anderson in Leiper's Fork, Tennessee earlier this year

Lynn Anderson: Country singer who had an international pop hit with her straight-talking love song 'Rose Garden'

Although Anderson was a one-hit wonder as far as the pop charts were concerned, she continued to have country hits

Cecil the Lion

Delta and American Airlines ban shipment of hunting trophies after Cecil the Lion outrage

Both airlines say their bans are 'effective immediately'

Kulczyk was a generous donor to historical and cultural causes

Jan Kulczyk: Investor and businessman whose post-Communist dealings made him the richest man in Poland

He started from a trading company set up by his father, building his fortune in the intensive privatisation of state plants after communism

Gwyneth Paltrow and Coldplay's Chris Martin “consciously uncoupled” in March

Gwyneth Paltrow denies using phrase 'conscious uncoupling' to describe split from Chris Martin

Actress blames the editor of her lifestyle website for now-infamous wording

Martin West

Martin West: Prolific scholar whose books shed new light on the archaic and early-classical periods of Greek literature

He befriended people of many different ages, and performed remarkable acts of scholarly and practical kindness for friends and strangers

Vivian: a letter was sent to his family from India saying he had died

Major Grahame Vivian: Soldier whose extraordinary bravery helped turn around the war in the Far East and won him the Military Cross

Brought up with his grandparents' Quaker ideals, he might have followed in those civilian footsteps had not the Second World War interrupted his studies

Saudi king cuts short French holiday after 150,000 locals sign petition against his visit

King Salman's visit to the French Riveria has attracted controversy after a public beach was shut outside his villa

The 43-year-old rapper was stopped at the Lamezia Terme International Airport in Calabria after he had played a concert in the city on Friday night

Snoop Dogg rapped after being stopped carrying £270k in cash at an Italian airport

US rapper has second run-in with European authorities in a week

Bobbi Kristina Brown memorial service marred as bitter family row erupts in public

'I told her that Whitney is going to haunt her from the grave'

Stuart Baggs, who has died at the age of 27

Stuart Baggs: Post-mortem fails to find the cause of the Apprentice star's death

The police said there was no reason to view his death as suspicious

Lynn Anderson dead: Country music legend dies in Nashville, Tennessee at 67

She became internationally famous in 1970 with her song 'Rose Garden'

Stuart Baggs, who has died at the age of 27

Stuart Baggs: Sister of Apprentice star pays tribute following his death at 27

She said the lack of explanation for her brother's death makes it harder to deal with

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US betrayal of old ally brings limited reward

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