The TV magician Paul Daniels had recently been diagnosed with a brain tumour.Read the full story ›
The magician has died aged 77 after being diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour. Here we take a look back at his life.Read the full story ›
Magician Paul Daniels has died at the age of 77.
The TV star had recently been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour.
A statement from his publicist said: "One of our most beloved entertainers, Paul Daniels, has passed away at the age of 77.
"The TV star, who was diagnosed with a brain tumour earlier this year, passed away peacefully at home with Debbie at his side in the early hours of this morning.
"Debbie and the family would like to thank everyone for their support and asks that their privacy be respected at this sad time."
Veteran broadcaster Cliff Michelmore has died aged 96. Cliff was a much loved presenter of the nightly Southern Television programme, Day by Day.
A prolific presenter and former RAF Squadron Leader, he anchored the BBC coverage of the Apollo moon landings and several general elections.
BBC director-general Tony Hall led tributes to the "outstanding broadcaster", who had a light style popular with audiences yet possessed the skill to carry out hard-hitting interviews and hold his nerve while covering events of great historical importance.
In a 2013 interview, Sir Michael Parkinson ranked Michelmore with broadcasting greats Sir David Frost and Alan Whicker and hailed the standards their generation set in broadcasting.
ITV News Presenter Alastair Stewart described Michelmore as a "truly great presenter and a delightful man".
A producer and writer, Ms Anderson created the Supermarionation puppet series with husband Gerry. for ATV, the forerunner of ITV Central.Read the full story ›
Sylvia Anderson - best known as the voice of Lady Penelope in the Television show Thunderbirds - has died at the age of 88.
She co-created the series in 1965 with her late husband Gerry. She died at her home in Bray in Berkshire following a short illness.
The team behind a dinosaur-themed museum in a Dorset quarry have confirmed that the project is to go ahead despite the death of its founder. Jurassica is an 80 million pound scheme planned for a site on Portland. It was dreamed up by Michael Hanlon, who died from a heart attack last month aged 51. The scheme's trustees say they hope to get planning permission next year.