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  • Formula One race director Charlie Whiting dies suddenly aged 66

    Formula One race director Charlie Whiting dies suddenly aged 660

    Charlie Whiting, the long-serving Formula One race director, has died suddenly at the age of 66. Whiting died on Thursday from a pulmonary embolism in Melbourne where he was due to work this weekend, sparking an outpouring of emotion from the Formula One community.  The FIA confirmed that Whiting had passed away in the southern

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  • Last real life Great Escape prisoner dies aged 99

    Last real life Great Escape prisoner dies aged 990

    Image caption Dick Churchill was described as “tenacious, resilient and incredibly brave” The last surviving member of the real-life Great Escape team has died. Former squadron leader Dick Churchill was one of 76 airmen whose escape from the Stalag Luft III camp in Nazi Germany in 1944 was immortalised in the Hollywood film starring Steve

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  • Albert Finney, British actor, dies aged 82

    Albert Finney, British actor, dies aged 820

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Finney was a well-respected staple of both stage and screen Oscar-nominated British actor Albert Finney has died aged 82 after a short illness. He was a five-time Oscar nominee who began his career at the Royal Shakespeare Company before making his mark in film. His big film break came

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