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  1. News - World - OBITUARY

    Discount supermarkets pioneer Karl Albrecht, co-founder of Aldi chain, dies

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 09:56pm by BLOOM

    ... Dieter Brandes, a member of the Aldi Nord supervisory board from 1975 to 1985, said in an interview in 2012. ''It's a very simple shopping experience. The Aldi system will, ...

  2. News - World - OBITUARY

    Eileen Ford, whose agency spawned the supermodel phenomenon, dies

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 09:04pm by Reuters

    ... to exclusive contracts for specific brands. That economic foundation spawned the high-paid celebrity supermodels of the 1980s, when Ford Models was at its peak. Ford represented a few of them herself, ...

  3. News - World - OBITUARY

    Actor Eli Wallach dies at 98

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 10:52pm by Reuters, Bloomberg

    ... in Hollywood. He was cast as a Sicilian cotton-gin owner in Baby Doll (1956). Wallach's portrayal earned him the British Academy of Film & Television Arts award as "most promising ...

  4. News - World - OBITUARY

    Gerry Conlon, one of the Guildford Four, dies at 60

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:26am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... struggled to find his way. He spent his earnings from In the Name of the Father and the reparations he received from the British government on drugs and parties. He went to treatment centres to try ...

  5. News - World - OBITUARY

    Tony Benn, former aristocrat who stayed loyal to the British left, dies aged 88

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 04:09pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in London British politician Tony Benn was an unwavering socialist who rejected the Labour Party's ideological shift to vote-winning centrist policies Left-wing aristocrat loyal to his principles Tony Benn, a committed British socialist who irritated and fascinated Britons through a political career spanning more than five decades, and who renounced ...

  6. News - World - OBITUARY

    Former Soviet Union interpreter Viktor Sukhodrev dies, aged 81

    Posted May 19th 2014, 03:27am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... Gandhi of India. Sukhodrev had a remarkable gift of mimicry and adapted his interpretive style to fit the audience. Depending on his listener, he could switch from perfectly accented British ...

  7. News - World - OBITUARY

    ‘Searching for Sugar Man’ filmmaker committed suicide, family confirms

    Posted May 14th 2014, 09:37am by AP

    ... flopped in the United States but became a superstar in apartheid-era South Africa without even knowing about it. The film also won several other prizes, including a British BAFTA for best documentary and the Swedish Guldbagge award. “He made a great film and will be missed,” US documentary film maker Michael Moore wrote on Twitter. British film producer Simon Chinn, who produced ...

  8. News - World - OBITUARY

    Obituary: British actor Peter O'Toole, star of Lawrence of Arabia, dies at 81

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 03:51am by NYT

    ... British Army officer who fought with Arab tribes during the 1916-18 Arab revolt against Turkish imperial rule. Watch: Peter O'Toole in the role he is best known for, Lawrence of Arabia ... in 2007 for Venus, a bittersweet British drama about an elderly London actor. Four years earlier, with his glory days as a leading man seemingly long over, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts ...

  9. News - World - OBITUARY

    Adrian Mole author Sue Townsend dies at age 68 after illness

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 10:10pm by AFP

    ... Sue Townsend 1946-2014 Adrian Mole author captured nation's mood Sue Townsend, the British author responsible for the multimillion- selling Adrian Mole series documenting the humdrum life of an awkward teenager, has died. Her son Danny Townsend confirmed that the novelist, who was 68, had died at home on Thursday after a short illness. After writing a series ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - OBITUARY

    'Big Man' Walter Gerrard, former professional footballer, dies aged 70

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 08:45pm by Derek Currie

    ... and Jackie Trainer. We were the first three British professional footballers in Asia. Walter arrived to play for Hong Kong Rangers, having previously played for Berwick Rangers. He was on the bench ...




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