Notable deaths of 2012 from the UK

Actors, comedians, politicians and sporting greats - the past 12 months have seen the passing of many famous faces. At the end of another year, spend a few minutes taking a look back at the well-known figures no longer with us.

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Music by The Monkees, Max Bygraves, Deep Purple, Bert Weedon, the Bee Gees and KPM Music.

Archive audio from BBC News and BBC Sport - and courtesy BT, ITV and ITN. Slideshow production by Paul Kerley. Publication date 26 December 2012.

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