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Obituary: Alec McCowen, actor

Alec McCowen, a West End and Broadway star who had global success with a one-man show about the life of Jesus, died on Monday. He was 91.

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John Wells MP Eating An Apple During Questions To The Prime Minister At The House Of Commons. Photo by Bryan Jobson/ANL/REX/Shutterstock

Obituary: Sir John Wells, outspoken and often flamboyant one-time Conservative MP

Sir John Wells, politician and businessman. Born: 30 March 1925, in London. Died: 8 February 2017, in Mereworth, Kent, aged 91.

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Obituary: Sir Ilay Campbell of Succoth, gardening and heraldry expert

The death took place on 2 January of Sir Ilay Campbell of Succoth. Only child of Sir George Campbell, Ilay was born in 1927 and brought up between Crarae, Inveraray and Lennel, Coldstream, before his education at Eton College and Christ Church, Oxford.

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Journalist James Rougvie

Obituary: James Rougvie, journalist who dedicated his life to the craft

James Rougvie, journalist. Born St Andrews 11 June 1949, died Wormit 10 February 2017, age 67

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William Sloan was born into the family business

Obituary: William Sloan, master butcher and businessman

William Sloan, master butcher and businessman. Born: 16 December, 1944 in Dumbarton on December 16, 1944. Died: February 10, 2017 in Paisley, aged 72.

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Sofia Imber. Picture: Getty Images

Obituary: Sofia Imber, influential Venezuelan journalist

Sofia Imber, who turned a garage into the Caracas Museum of Contemporary Art and became one of Venezuela’s most influential women journalists, died on Monday in the capital. She was 92.

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Steve Hewlett. Picture: Nick Cunard/REX/Shutterstock

Obituary: Steve Hewlett, journalist who documented his battle with cancer

Steve Hewlett’s instinct for a story established him first as a journalist and media commentator and then as the narrator of his own journey through terminal illness.

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Obituary: Duncan McMartin, vet whose career took him from Perthshire to California

Obituary: Duncan McMartin, vet whose career took him from Perthshire to California

Duncan Alexander McMartin, BVMS, PhD. Born: 30 March 1932 on the Rannoch Estate, Perthshire. Died 14 January 2017 in Davis, California, 
aged 84

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Roanne Dods

Obituary: Roanne Dods, dancer, lawyer and arts producer

Roanne Dods, dancer, lawyer and arts producer. Born: 16 September, 1965, in Lima, Peru. Died: 31 January, 2017, in Glasgow, aged 51.

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Charles Lyell - Lord Lyell (3rd Baron Lyell)  on the Panel of Lords sitting on the Parliamentary Commission on the Burrell Collection  at the Parish Hall.

Obituary: Lord Charles Lyell, popular Tory Peer, government whip and Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

Lord Charles Lyell, born 27 March 1939, died 11 January 2017, age 77

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Dick Bruna in 2005 (AFP/Getty Images)

Obituary: Dick Bruna, creator of Miffy the rabbit

Hendrik Magdalenus (Dick) Bruna. Born: 23 August 1927, Utrecht, Netherlands. Died: 16 February 2017, aged 89, Utrecht, Netherlands

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Obituary: Betty Lowe BEM, land girl and farmer

Obituary: Betty Lowe BEM, land girl and farmer

Elizabeth Lowe BEM, land girl and farmer. Born: 21 October, 1918, in Moneydie, Perthshire. Died: 16 January, 2017 in Carnoustie, aged 98

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Obituary: Bob McFarlane, SOE agent

Obituary: Bob McFarlane, SOE agent

Robert McFarlane, SOE agent. Born: 24 November, 1923, Bridge of Allan. Died: 30 January, 2017.

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Obituary: Atsuko Betchaku, teacher and pacifist

Obituary: Atsuko Betchaku, teacher and pacifist

Atsuko Betchaku, teacher, tutor and pacifist. Born: 16 February, 1960, on Shikoku Island, Japan. Died: 2 February, 2017 in Edinburgh, aged 56

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Waste Disposal Ship, MV Gardyloo, Firth of Forth. The Captain of the MV Gardyloo Captain Ron Leask on the sewage disposal ship.

Obituary: Captain Ronald Leask, pilot of the MV Gardyloo

Captain Ronald Leask MBE. Born: March 1937, in Edinburgh. Died: 2 February, 2017, in Edinburgh, aged 79

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Marjorie Scott Noble has died at the age of 92

Obituary: Marjorie Scott Noble, bombe operator at Bletchley, councillor, artist and volunteer

Marjorie Scott Noble, Bombe operator and councillor. Born: 28 April, 1924 in Stockport. Died: 26 January, 2017 in North Connel, Argyll and Bute, aged 92

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Singer and musician Al Jarreau. Picture: Getty

Obituary: Al Jarreau, jazz singer, but a Grammy winner in three separate categories

Alwin Lopez Jarreau, jazz singer. Born: 12 March 1940, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Died: 12 February 2017, Los Angeles, California, United States, aged 76

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Obituary: David Boyd, banker and sailor

Obituary: David Boyd, banker and sailor

David Scott Cargill Boyd, banker and yachtsman. Born: 23 June 1945, in Edinburgh. Died: 23 December 2016 in Edinburgh, aged 71

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401444 40: Actor Mel Gibson and Lutenant General Hal Moore arrive at the premiere of the movie "We Were Soldiers" February 25, 2002 in Westwood, CA. (Photo by J. Emilio Flores/Getty Images)

Obituary: Lt Gen Hal Moore, US war hero

Retired Lt. Gen. Harold G “Hal” Moore, the American known for saving most of his men in the first major battle between the US and North Vietnamese armies, has died. He was 94.

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Donnie Ross Obituary

Obituary: Donnie Ross, crofter, shinty player and community councillor

Born 21 March 1936 in Kingussie. Died 22 January 2017 in Kincraig, aged 80

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