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John Diamond

John Diamond

John Diamond (10 May 1953 – 2 March 2001) was a British broadcaster and journalist. He attended the City of London School and trained as an English teacher before becoming a journalist. He wrote a regular column for the Saturday edition of The Times from 1992 onwards called "Something for the Weekend", and worked as a presenter on BBC radio and television. He met his second wife, journalist Nigella Lawson, when they were both writing for The Sunday Times and they married in Venice in 1992. Diamond died of throat cancer in Westminster, aged 47. On 3 September 2002 Nigella opened the John Diamond Voice Laboratory at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London, where he had been treated.