Capt Dara Fitzpatrick, who died along with her crewmates Capt Mark Duffy, Ciarán Smith and Paul Ormsby while on a search and rescue mission in March. Photograph: Cyril Byrne
Rest in peace ... They died in 2017
  • People
  • December 28, 2017, 06:00

JANUARY 8 – Peter Sarstedt, English singer/songwriter – Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)? – age 75 9 – TK Whitaker, economist and former public servan(...)

 Tara Palmer-Tomkinson died ‘of  a perforated ulcer’, her family has said. File photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

Tara Palmer-Tomkinson had been making plans for the future when she died peacefully in her sleep, her family has said. In their first statement since(...)

Tara Palmer-Tomkinson:  December 23rd,  1971-February 8th, 2017. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images
Obituary: Tara Palmer-Tomkinson
  • People
  • February 10, 2017, 17:02

As a schoolgirl, Tara Palmer-Tomkinson dreamed – so she would later tell an interviewer – of riding in the Grand National or becoming a concert pianis(...)

Tara Palmer-Tomkinson at an event in London last October. Photograph: David M Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images

Tara Palmer-Tomkinson, the socialite, TV presenter and friend of the royal family, has been found dead at her London flat. The former “It Girl” who h(...)