Turkish author Yasar Kemal dies


One of Turkey’s best-known writers, Yasar Kemal, 92, has died in an Istanbul hospital following respiratory and organ failure. He was Turkey’s first Nobel Prize for literature... Read More

Anti-apartheid writer Brink dies


Andre Brink has been described as brave and hugely influential South African writer Andre Brink, one of the most outspoken critics of the apartheid regime, has died. Brink, 79, died... Read More

Actress Geraldine McEwan dies


Geraldine McEwan’s role in Miss Marple introduced her to a new audience, as Rebecca Jones reports Actress Geraldine McEwan, known for playing Agatha Christie sleuth Miss Marple on ITV, has... Read More

Greek singer Demis Roussos dies

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Watch Demis Roussos singing Forever and Ever Greek singer Demis Roussos, who sold more than 60 million albums worldwide, has died aged 68, the Hygeia Hospital in Athens has confirmed... Read More