Politicians and actors have paid tribute to renowned actor Peter O'Toole, describing him as wild, generous, and an acting legend.
Julius Chambers, a lawyer whose practice was in the forefront of the civil rights movement in North Carolina, has died at 76.
Nobel prize-winning IVF pioneer Professor Sir Robert Edwards has died, aged 87.
BBC newsreader Rory Morrison has died aged 48, the broadcaster has said.
Patty Andrews, the last survivor of the three singing Andrews Sisters, has died in Los Angeles at the age of 94.
Actor Nigel Davenport, who appeared in a succession of classic British films and TV dramas, has died at the age of 85.
Richard Griffiths, one of Britain's most celebrated character actors, has died from complications following heart surgery.
Best-selling horror author James Herbert, "one of the giants of popular fiction", has died aged 69, his publisher announced today.
Tributes have been flooding in for comic, actor and director Mel Smith, who has died at the age of 60.
The UK's oldest person has died at the age of 115 years and 199 days.