Obituary

Ten years on from Hitchens’s death, the past seems more foreign than ever

Tom Sutcliffe’s obituary of composer Stephen Sondheim was ill-judged and vindictive

The man who made libertarianism fun

Powell’s real legacy was Barack Obama

Well loved by Commons staff and MPs alike

Like Peter Cook, he made being funny seem as natural as yawning

Don Everly’s death officially marks the day the music died

The drummer of the Rolling Stones — a man of rare class, wit and distinction — has died at the age of 80

The former Grimsby MP who championed Brexit long before it was popular