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Potter with his beloved Miss Whisper, who often went with him on his trips

Dean Potter: Daredevil record-breaking rock climber and BASE jumper acclaimed for his ascents, descents and wingsuit flights

His apparent frivolity was shot through with discipline and competitiveness

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The Paul O'Grady show under investigation after presenter inhales helium

The comedian breathed in helium before the watershed

Flanagan: his football ambitions thwarted by injury, he later signed Emirates to a £100m sponsorship deal with Arsenal FC

Aviation boss who started at BOAC and went on to make Emirates one of the world's most successful airlines

Serving as a navigator in the RAF he fell and injured his knee, preventing him from pursuing a career as a footballer

Criquielion: he remained a hero to Belgians long after he had retired

Claudy Criquielion: Cyclist whose many wins were overshadowed by a race he famously lost and the ensuing legal fall-out

Criquielion became team manager for two leading Belgian squads, Lotto and Crelan-Euphony, before moving into local politics

Duke in 1945, taken by the Bassano Studio

The Dowager Marchioness of Reading: Society beauty who defied convention to fly planes and race cars, and outraged many with her views on hooligans

A patron of the Wild Camel Protection Foundation and campaigner against the maltreatment of Asian black bears, she was able to establish a lineage reaching back to William the Conqueror

Prince Harry calls for the reintroduction of national service

The prince said the Army could change people's lives for the better

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard pictured in Santa Monica, California in January, 2015

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s dogs Pistol and Boo could be killed after actors 'break Australian quarantine laws'

Depp smuggled the animals into the country, officials say

Grass act: Soprano Danielle de Niese at Glyndebourne

Soprano Danielle de Niese: 'I'm not the first singer to go back to work after having a baby'

De Niese and her husband, the Glyndebourne owner, Gus Christie, are expecting their first child at the end of this month. But that isn't stopping her tackling the lead roles in two Ravel operas at the world-famous festival
Holderer: in retirement he converted a jetliner into a theatre for Nasa's space museum in Alabama

Oscar Holderer: Rocket engineer who left Germany for the US after the war and went on to help put man on the moon

In retirement he converted a jetliner into a theatre for Nasa's space museum in Alabama

Levine: the shadow of industrial decline, exploitation of labour, anti-semitism, cultural confusions and uncertain origins never quite left him

Philip Levine: US poet laureate who explored with rage and sadness the working lives of the American people

He worked in laconic free verse that evolved into a more natural, rhythmic style

Balharry with a golden eagle: he was adept at tracking down the eyries of raptors

Dick Balharry: Conservationist and gamekeeper who fought to preserve the wilderness and wildlife of the Scottish Highlands

His leadership and passionate advocacy made him a respected voice in the debate over the future of the Highlands

Kanye West graduates as a doctor a decade after The College Dropout

'You know what's gonna keep me warm? That's right, those degrees'

Zimmerman was involved in a shooting

George Zimmerman injured during shooting incident in Lake Mary, Florida

Zimmerman shot and killed Trayvon Martin in 2012

Carawan and his wife Candie in1986

Guy Carawan: Musician whose rendition of 'We Shall Overcome' made it a battle hymn for activists the world over

Carawan was acutely aware of the racial injustices of the south from a young age and became deeply involved in folk music

Maureen Guy

Maureen Guy: Mezzo-soprano who sang at the Investiture of the Prince of Wales and performed with Solti and Stravinsky

She made her debut at Sadler's Wells and was subsequently principal mezzo-soprano there and at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Welsh National Opera and the Frankfurt Opera

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