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Peter Boizot obituary | Business | The Guardian

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 00:42
Entrepreneur who founded the Pizza Express restaurant chain


Thu, 12/06/2018 - 13:59

Richard Nixon’s Long Journey Ends: Men of Steel Are Melting With Age - The Washington Post

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 13:58
linked to on robin sloan's PRIMES as peak newspaper prose style

Gerard Unger obituary | Art and design | The Guardian

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 18:59
Typeface designer whose work adorns many newspapers, books and road signs

Lady Trumpington, former Bletchey Park codebreaker, dies at 96 | Politics | The Guardian

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 07:21
Veteran Tory peer described as ‘trailblazer’ in tributes from across political spectrum

Stan Lee: 1922-2018

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 11:07

BBC newsreader Richard Baker dies aged 93 | UK news | The Guardian

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 17:09
Presenter long associated with Radio 3’s classical music shows was known for his smooth delivery

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 14:54


Mon, 10/22/2018 - 13:26

Paul Allen obituary | Technology | The Guardian

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 18:27
Microsoft co-founder who was a billionaire philanthropist and sports team owner

I, Cringely Remembering Paul Allen - I, Cringely

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 17:44
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen died yesterday at 65. He was a very reserved man, but a true enthusiast who lived a big life with curiosity and joy.

Peter Brackley's charming delivery underlined our emotional bonds with football commentators

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 11:45
The eagerness with which Brackley tucked into the surnames of Italian football's peak years certainly added to the thrill of this rare, pre-YouTube glimpse into football beyond the English Channel (his son's classmates, one Brackley anecdote goes, used to greet him with cries of "Rrrrrravanelliiiii!") and it was a decade-long chapter of his career that he remained fond of.

Steptoe and Son was a genius creation. We won’t see its like again | Frank Cottrell Boyce | Opinion | The Guardian

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 17:47
The flair of Ray Galton, who died last week, lives on in a series of tragicomic characters