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Gowers receives his 1983 Bafta award from Anita Harris

Patrick Gowers: Award-winning composer best-known for his TV scores for 'Sherlock Holmes' and 'Smiley's People'

Gowers could equally well have tackled higher mathematics or advanced physics

Lee campaigning in 1955; he began as a Marxist, but later filled his prisons with them

Lee Kuan Yew: Leader of Singapore who brought wealth and stability to the new state at the cost of personal freedoms

With unlimited powers of detention and a powerful and brutal security apparatus, Lee found it easy to maintain a disciplined society

Actor Vin Diesel attends the premiere of Marvel's 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' at the Dolby Theatre on July 21, 2014 in Hollywood, California.

Vin Diesel names baby after Fast and Furious co-star Paul Walker

Paul walker died in a car crash in 2013

Clarke Carlisle is recovering after stepping into an oncoming lorry in December

Clarke Carlisle pleads guilty to drink-driving offence after recovering from coma

Carlisle said suicide attempt made him realise he has been 'incredibly unwell'

Lee Kuan Yew dead: Founder of modern Singapore dies aged 91

Lee was admitted to Singapore General Hospital on Feb. 5 for severe pneumonia and was later put on life support

Pope Francis is greeted by nuns as he prepared to give a speech in Naples Cathedral

Pope Francis in Naples: Pontiff has to be protected from overzealous nuns

'They are going to eat him', shouted a cardinal

Saville in 2006, before the truth came out

Jimmy Savile documentary focusing on victims of child sex abuse in pipeline for BBC1

Abused: The Untold Story will examine the harrowing impact of his crimes

Mario Balotelli pictured during his Instragam rant
Strassera (top right) during the 1985 trial of the leading members of the junta two years after the repressive regime had fallen

Julio Cesar Strassera: Lawyer who prosecuted the leaders of Argentina's junta and was celebrated for saying 'never again' in court

Strassera went on represent Argentina at the UN Commission on Human Rights and related international organisations

Clark: after the war he made skiing his life

Lt-Colonel Earl Clark: Mountain warfare veteran who helped establish the leisure skiing industry in the United States

Earl Clark was one of a dwindling number of veterans of the US army's elite 10th Mountain Division, infantrymen clad in white who broke through Hitler's fortified mountain-top defence lines in Italy in 1945. The division played a key role in breaking down Nazi defences in the Spring Offensive, helping force the Italian surrender and the fall of the Third Reich.

Foot in London when she was working for the 'Evening Standard': George Best and Cliff Richard were among those she interviewed

Sarah Foot: Author, journalist, social worker and family matriarch acclaimed for her chronicles of 'disappearing Cornwall'

"The secret of Sarah's success was that she caught the spirit of place and people's personalities so perfectly, " said her publisher, Michael Williams

St Patrick's Day 2015: The worst Irish accents in film history

From repeat offender Brad Pitt to Sean Connery's serious case of accentual CBAs, the most terrible Irish accents ever to grace the silver screen

Video: Michelle Obama's dance to 'Uptown Funk' on the Ellen DeGeneres show

Obama said she had enlisted the help of some professional choreographers to come up with the routine, next to be performed at the White House

Zlatan Ibrahimovic (right) next to referee Lionel Jaffredo during PSG's loss at Bordeaux on Sunday

Zlatan Ibrahimovic told to leave France if he thinks it is a 's*** country' by Front National leader Marine Le Pen

The mercurial Swede made the disparaging comments on Sunday

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Power dressing is back

But banish all thoughts of Eighties shoulderpads
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Caves were re-opened to the public
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'I was the bookies’ favourite to be first to leave the Cabinet'
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Promises, promises

But how many coalition agreement pledges have been kept?
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The death of a Gaza fisherman

He built his own reef, and was fatally shot there by an Israeli gunboat
Saudi Arabia's airstrikes in Yemen are fuelling the Gulf's fire

Saudi airstrikes are fuelling the Gulf's fire

Arab intervention in Yemen risks entrenching Sunni-Shia divide and handing a victory to Isis, says Patrick Cockburn
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The only direction Zayn could go

We wince at the anguish of One Direction's fans, but Malik's departure shows the perils of fame in the age of social media
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Spells like teen spirit

A 16-year-old from Newcastle has set her heart on being the first female to win Young Magician of the Year. Jonathan Owen meets her
Jonathan Anderson: If fashion is a cycle, this young man knows just how to ride it

If fashion is a cycle, this young man knows just how to ride it

British designer Jonathan Anderson is putting his stamp on venerable house Loewe
Number plates scheme could provide a licence to offend in the land of the free

Licence to offend in the land of the free

Cash-strapped states have hit on a way of making money out of drivers that may be in collision with the First Amendment, says Rupert Cornwell
From farm to fork: Meet the Cornish fishermen, vegetable-growers and butchers causing a stir in London's top restaurants

From farm to fork in Cornwall

One man is bringing together Cornwall's most accomplished growers, fishermen and butchers with London's best chefs to put the finest, freshest produce on the plates of some of the country’s best restaurants
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Robert Parker interview

The world's top wine critic on tasting 10,000 bottles a year, absurd drinking notes and New World wannabes
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Don't believe the stereotype - or should you?

We exaggerate regional traits and turn them into jokes - and those on the receiving end are in on it too, says DJ Taylor