Cemeteries

Woman raped, killed and her body dumped in a cemetery

eMbalenhle residents in Mpumalanga were up in arms and dissatisfied with the police after the release of alleged rape and murder suspects, <i>Ridge Times</i> …

News (South Africa)

Celebrating life in a graveyard: For Hazaras in Quetta, a cemetery doubles up as a community space

For the persecuted community, a burial ground serves as everything from a playground to a marketplace for the Hazaras in this Pakistani city.<p>“Are you …

Mt. Auburn Cemetery hosts 'A Glimpse Beyond' arts festival

A cemetery may seem like an unusual spot for an arts festival, but Mt. Auburn Cemetery is not an ordinary cemetery.<p>This weekend the historic burial …

Entertainment

Couple filmed having sex next to graveyard give quite an eyeful

A couple were caught on camera having sex in the middle of a pavement – just metres away from a graveyard.<p>The pair, who have not yet been identified, …

Grave Humor: House Next To Cemetery Has 'Quiet Neighbors'

<b>DEWITT, Mich. (AP)</b> – How’s this for curb appeal: A Michigan real estate agent selling a house next to a cemetery is promoting it with a sign that …

Belgian mayor found dead with throat slashed in cemetery

<b>(CNN) —</b> The mayor of a city in Belgium was found dead with his throat slashed in a graveyard near his home.<p>The body of 71-year-old Alfred Gadenne -- the mayor of the western industrial town of Mouscron -- was discovered after he failed to return Monday from the cemetery, where he was a caretaker …

Justice

Nearly $4M federal grant to fund veterans cemetery expansion

Tennessee will receive a nearly $4 million grant to expand a veterans cemetery.<p>WBIR-TV reports that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National …

Business

Mayor Alfred Gadenne found dead in cemetery ‘with throat slit open’

A city mayor has been found dead with his throat cut open in a cemetery in Belgium.<p>Alfred Gadenne’s death has shocked the country with the prime …

Wicca: Filling a Ghostly Emotional Void

In a few weeks, there is going to be a local Cemetery Walk. This is an event where local actors portray some of the interesting or prominent people …

Emotions

Students get bottled water over concerns school’s well is too close to graveyard

Students in Newfoundland are drinking bottled water over concerns that their high school’s well is too close to an adjacent graveyard.They attend …

Bottled Water

Family graveyard of ‘China’s Shakespeare’ rediscovered

The remains of the family graveyard of Tang Xianzu, a famous Chinese playwright who lived more than 400 years ago, have been rediscovered after it …

China

18th-century plague victims uncovered in medieval cemetery

The remains of three people who may have died of plague have been uncovered at the site of a medieval cemetery in Poland.Archaeologists discovered …

Archaeology

Race, 1 Day 4 - Qingdao Skipper Report

Good morning!<p>After a day of champagne sailing, with a steady 10-15 knot breeze, clear blue skies, and flat seas, we are now getting a taste of what …

The “Product Graveyard”

Product Graveyard:Product Graveyard is a fun way to keep track of and commemorate our favorite products that are with us no more. I worked on this as …

'We will turn Afghanistan into an American graveyard'

Taliban terror group responds to Trump's speech indicating a new 'fight to win' strategy in Afghanistan and South Asia.

Afghanistan

Headstones have plenty of life in the graveyard

Old punks are boring. Pining for youth. Replicating a rage that surely must have dissipated years ago. Playing music best left to 18-year-olds. Give …

Canadian News

Remember software's dearly departed with Product Graveyard

Vine. Sunrise. Google Reader. Over the years, we've seen many pieces of software thrown on the virtual garbage pile. The reasons behind their demise are numerous: Sometimes a startup is acquired, only to be have its indie darling absorbed by another, larger and more strategically important service. …

Google Reader

Thoughtful ‘Graveyard’ Pays Homage To Memorable But Already Dead Products

Composite image by DesignTAXI. Screenshots via Product Graveyard<br>Ever wanted to visit the ghost of products past? Now, you can honor legends like …

Microsoft Windows

Archaeologists have uncovered a 2,000 year-old cemetery in Egypt

An archaeological mission in Minya, southern Egypt, has turned three Ptolemaic tombs, the country’s ministry of antiquities announced on its Facebook page on Tuesday (Aug. 15). Clay fragments at the discovery site indicate the tombs are around 2,000 years old.<p>The tombs are said to contain …

Archaeology

Three Ptolemaic tombs uncovered in Egypt's Minya, contents suggest a 'large cemetery' - Ancient Egypt - Heritage

Three rock-hewn tombs from the Ptolemaic era have been discovered during excavation work in the El-Kamin El-Sahrawi area of Minya governorate, the …

Archaeology

Independence Day Special: 5 memorials for Indian soldiers around the world

Not many of us know this, but there are numerous war memorials around the world dedicated to Indian soldiers who lost their lives in battle—even …

India

Rotting Foot Falls Onto Coffin During Cemetery Burial, Mortifies Loved Ones

The family and friends of an 85-year-old man were at his graveside service when suddenly a rotting foot rolled out of the dirt and onto the top of …

Offbeat News

Murder arrest after Carlton Cemetery body exhumation

<b>The body of a 43-year-old woman who died more than three months ago has been exhumed because police now believe she was murdered.</b><p>Officers believed Jennifer Blackwell's death on 28 April to be "non-suspicious" and she was buried in June.<p>Her body was exhumed from Carlton Cemetery, Nottinghamshire, in …

Grieving family shocked to see decaying foot on top of grandfather's casket

A grieving family witnessed a ghastly surprise while burying their grandfather at a New Jersey cemetery last week.<p>Following a graveside eulogy and a …

Crime

Life among the graves of Carreta cemetery

CEBU: <i>Ate</i> (older sister) Inik guides us through the compound with the confidence of a seasoned proprietress, down hallways, through gardens and up …

Archaeology

“Graveyard of the Traffic Signals” found in Nagoya

Where do bad lights go when they dieeeee? ♫ They don’t go to heaven where the angels flyyyyyy ♫ They go to… Nagoya.Have you ever wondered what …

Japan

300-year-old cemetery hidden in the heart of Dublin’s Fairview

Ireland’s oldest Jewish cemetery has been handed over to Dublin City Council

News (Ireland)

Cops probe ‘suspicious’ death of woman found half-naked in cemetery

Police in Texas are investigating the death of a woman whose half-naked body was found lying between tombstones at a cemetery.<p>The woman, who has not …

Crime

Suspect sought after alleged sex assault near St. James cemetery

Toronto police are looking for a suspect after an alleged sexual assault near a cemetery in the Cabbagetown area.<p>In a news release, police said a man …

Crime

Investigation launched as man’s body discovered at Edinburgh cemetery

Police are launching an investigation after the body of a man was found in a graveyard in Edinburgh

Edinburgh