Science - Nobel Prize for Medicine - Professor Peter Brian Medawar - University College London
Professor Peter Brian Medawar, 45, of Zoology and Comparative Anatomy at University College London, who has been awarded the Nobel Prize for medicine jointly with Professor Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet, of Australia. He was awarded for the discovery of Acquired Immunological Tolerance.
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Alma Cogan leaves for cabaret
Singer Alma Cogan wearing a curly-brimmed outsize bowler hat in fine straw as she leaves London airport for a week's cabaret engagement at the Sheraton Hotel in Tel Aviv. 26/07/02 : Alma Cogan, whose sister, actress Sandra Caron, is seeking a High Court injunction, to stop the BBC airing a radio series depicting the Fifties singing star as a drunk and their mother as domineering. Sandra Caron decided to go to court last night after the BBC refused to guarantee the five-part programme would not be broadcast on Radio 4 next week. Furious Ms Caron - the younger sister of the star who was a confidante of The Beatles and who died of cancer in 1966 aged 34 - decided to act after learning the content of the series. The BBC, who say that the programme is not a biographical series but a series of vignettes inspired by some of the events in her life, have said that they will be defending the action. S
Boxing - Heavyweight - Henry Cooper
It's the front page of the newspaper that interests Henry Cooper at his Wembley, Middlesex, home. He is already familiar with the back-page story headed "Henry the Great" - the story of his six-rounds victory over Billy Walker in defence of his British heavyweight championship. Cooper, who has a damaged left eye as a battle souvenir - not only successfully defends the title for the eighth time. He also made a third Lonsdale Belt his own property.