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Dolores O'Riordan, lead singer of the Cranberries, dies aged 46

Death of Irish singer, whose band sold more than 40m records, is being treated as unexplained Dolores O’Riordan, lead singer of the Cranberries, dies aged 46 Death of Irish singer, whose band sold more than 40m records, is being treated as unexplained Comment: An anguished 90s icon whose voice lingers on Ben Beaumont-Thomas @ben_bt First

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´╗┐Winter Backpacking Tips Winter backpacking can mean your footprints are the only ones out there. That adds to the beauty of the experience, but also to the danger. Alone and in a cold enviroment, it’s important to know what to do in an emergency. Learning a few basic cold weather survival skills can save your

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Damian Green sacked after porn allegations

Mr Green, 61, who as first secretary of state was effectively the PM’s deputy, is the third cabinet minister to resign in the space of two months – Sir Michael Fallon and Priti Patel both quit in November. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May “will miss his advice, will miss his

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Scientist Heinz Wolff dies, aged 89

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHeinz Wolff’s show challenged scientists to create weird and wonderful gadgets Renowned scientist and TV presenter Heinz Wolff has died, aged 89. The German-born inventor and professor, famed for hosting BBC Two’s long-running science show The Great Egg Race, died of heart failure on 15 December, his

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Motrhead guitarist 'Fast' Eddie Clarke dies

The last surviving member of the British rock bands best-known lineup died after contracting pneumonia Motrhead guitarist Fast Eddie Clarke has died at the age of 67. His death was announced on Motrheads Facebook page. According to the post, Clarke died peacefully in hospital after suffering from pneumonia. The musician, born Edward Allan Clarke in