Moors Murderer Ian Brady dies

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Moors Murderer Ian Brady, who tortured and killed five children with Myra Hindley in crimes that shocked the nation, has died. Brady was... Read More

Happy Days actress Erin Moran dies at 56

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US actress Erin Moran, best known for playing Joanie in 1970s sitcom Happy Days, has died, aged 56. Police said an emergency team in Indiana responded to a call on... Read More

Computer pioneer Harry Huskey dies aged 101

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Engineer Harry Huskey, who helped build many of the first ever computers, has died aged 101. Dr Huskey was a key member of the team that built the Electronic Numerical... Read More

Internet pioneer Robert Taylor dies

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One of the founding fathers of the internet, Robert Taylor, has died. While working at the Pentagon in the 1960s, he instigated the creation of Arpanet – a computer network... Read More

James Bond actor Clifton James dies at 96

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Actor Clifton James, who appeared as Sheriff JW Pepper in two James Bond films, has died at the age of 96. He died close to his childhood home in Gladstone,... Read More

Brian Matthew: BBC Radio 2 broadcaster dies at 88

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BBC Radio 2 broadcaster Brian Matthew has died, his family has said. Matthew had presented Sounds of the 60s since April 1990. His last full show was broadcast in November... Read More

Actor Tim Pigott-Smith dies aged 70

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British actor Tim Pigott-Smith, who was best known for his Bafta-winning role in 1984 TV series The Jewel in the Crown, has died aged 70. His agent described him as... Read More

Ikutaro Kakehashi: Roland founder and music pioneer dies aged 87

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The music world is mourning the loss of Roland founder and electronic instrument pioneer Ikutaro Kakehashi, who has died aged 87. The Japanese engineer created many popular drum machines, including... Read More