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Hopkins suggested New Statesman writer should be "bulk bought lube" and forcibly made a bride of the terrorist group

We Shall Overcome: Guy Carawan, folk artist behind civil rights anthem, dies aged 87

He popularised the hymn as a protest song in the 1960s

The father of stencil graffiti, Blek le Rat

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The Official Sloane Ranger Handbook

Ann Barr: Writer and editor who in the 1980s identified the new social groups of 'Sloane Rangers' and 'Foodies'

Her scrupulous eye and ear, allied to her quick wit and erudition, made her an outstanding sub-editor

Carr in 1993: in academic circles he was known as an amiable, brilliant, selfdeprecating professor

Professor Sir Raymond Carr: Celebrated scholar whose work explained and illuminated Spanish society before, during and after the Franco regime

In British academic circles he was known as an amiable, self-deprecating, brilliant professor, shrouded in cigarette smoke, a keen musician with a spectacular social life - in Spain he had almost the status of a national hero

Plisetskaya dances part of 'Swan Lake' during a gala concert at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow

Maya Plisetskaya: Ballerina whose charisma and talent helped her fight the Soviet authorities and achieve international fame

Renowned for her interpretation of Swan Lake, she was also associated with modern roles that allowed her to try new forms of movement

Princess Charlotte: Gifts fit for a royal arrive from across the world

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's child has been sent a range of gifts

Royal baby girl: Moving down line of succession is 'great' Prince Harry says, as he welcomes 'beautiful' Princess of Cambridge

Prince Harry is apparently relaxed at moving one step further from the throne

BB King performs on stage in 2013. The blues legend is currently undergoing hospice care at his home

BB King enters home hospice care in Las Vegas

The 89-year-old guitarist has returned home after being hospitalised for dehydration linked to Type 2 diabetes

Bindi Nicholls with her father Rolf Harris outside Southwark Crown Court, where Harris was sentenced to 12 counts of indecent abuse

Rolf Harris' daughter Bindi Nicholls backs change.org petition to prove his innocence: 'He is a sweet, honest man'

The fine artist says she she had 'never witnessed him being interested in children in that way'

Russian ballet legend Maya Plisetskaya posing in front of the ballet costume she once wore in 'Swan Lake'

Maya Plisetskaya dead: Russian ballet legend dies aged 89

The dancer, whose career spanned 35 years, died in Germany of a heart attack

Jamie Foxx sings the US national anthem Mayweather vs Pacquiao

Jamie Foxx panned for 'butchering' US national anthem at Mayweather vs Pacquiao fight

The actor's rendition involved 'more carnage than Django Unchained', according to one viewer at home

Oscar-winning screenwriter Michael Blake has died aged 69

Michael Blake dead: Oscar-winning Dances With Wolves screenwriter dies aged 69

The author and screenwriter (above left) died peacefully of a lengthy illness

Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Facebook, with her husband David Goldberg, CEO of SurveyMonkey

Dave Goldberg dies: Silicon Valley entrepreneur and husband of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg passes away aged 47

The Chief Executive of online research service SurveyMonkey passed away on Friday night

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Historians map out untold LGBT histories

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