One of France’s most beloved sporting personalities, known for his enduring spirit and bravery as he narrowly failed to win the country’s national cycling race time and again, has died aged 83.
A journalist described as a “force of nature” by colleagues has died, aged 48.
A much-loved Scottish charity fundraiser has died.
The writer of two of the biggest football songs of all time has died aged 74.
The Australian actress best known for her role as Myra Desmond in Prisoner: Cell Block H has died aged 75.
A Nazi refugee who went on to create a medical unit in Aberdeen has died at the age of 100.
The director of a major cancer support network has died at 80.
The television producer who brought the most iconic soap opera of its generation into millions of British homes has died aged 93 after a short illness.
He was christened Malcolm Duncan when he entered the world in Montrose in 1945.
A political enthusiast who helped set up the Fraserburgh SNP branch has died at the age of 94.
The last member of the Gordon Highlanders who fought in the jungle during the Second World War and worked on the “Death Railway” has died just a few months short of his 100th birthday.
Respected Caithness minister Ronald Johnstone has died aged 73.
A keen sailor who helped establish Banff Harbour as a marina, Andrew Kennedy has died aged 88.
Robert Axelrod, an actor best known for voicing the villainous Lord Zedd in hit children's TV show Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, died at his Los Angeles home on Saturday aged 70.
A Grammy-winning songwriter who penned “literally every perfect pop song” has died aged 41.
A Scottish duke, hailed as a driving force in the modernisation of land ownership in Scotland, has died aged 64.
There are some film roles which can be as much of a curse as a blessing and when Peter Fonda, who has died of cancer aged 79, burst to screen prominence in Easy Rider, it was a part which he found he could never eclipse.
Famed Italian costume designer Piero Tosi, who earned five Oscar nominations during a decades-long career in the film industry, has died aged 92.
One of the last remaining traditional blacksmiths in Scotland has died at the age of 84.
The music producer mastermind who co-created disco supergroup Village People has died aged 82.
Former Glamorgan all-rounder Malcolm Nash, the bowler who was famously smashed for six sixes in an over by cricketing great Garry Sobers, has died at the age of 74.
He was one of the most inspirational and committed cricketers of his generation.
Trish Godman, who has died aged 79, was among the very first group of MSPs to be elected to the Scottish Parliament, using her position to act as a “great fighter” for her constituents.
Sports clubs in the north-east have paid tribute to a cricket and rugby stalwart and medical pioneer who has died of leukaemia in Aberdeenshire, aged 80.
Rod Richards was the first elected leader of the Welsh Conservatives – a milestone in a life which included stints in the Royal Marines and reading the news for the BBC.
After being experimented on and tortured by the Nazis as a child, Eva Mozes Kor found a way to forgive them for their actions and asked others to do the same.
A stalwart figure involved in one of Scotland’s oldest Highland games has died, aged 83.
Beloved former teacher Ethel Davidson has died just days before her 95th birthday.
Known by many as “Britain’s greatest test driver”, Norman Dewis clocked up more than one million miles at speeds of over 100mph during a career spanning more than 30 years at motoring manufacturer Jaguar.
Star of the stage and screen, Irene Sutcliffe has died aged 88 after more than 60 years in the acting spotlight - including a prominent role in Coronation Street.
English actor Paul Darrow, best known for his portrayal of Kerr Avon in the seventies BBC sci-fi series Blake’s 7, has died aged 78.
The man who was credited with revolutionising club football with the introduction of the Champions League has died aged 89.