Hartley Shawcross has died at the age of 101

Yachtsman Lord Shawcross, the prosecutor who brought 10 leading Nazis to the gallows after World War II at the Nuremberg trials, has died at the age of 101.

Shawcross was a member of the Royal Yacht Squadron, the Royal Cornwall Yacht Club and the New York Yacht Club.

He is survived by a widow Monique, his third wife, and by the daughter and two sons from his second marriage, one of whom is the top political writer William Shawcross.