Cemeteries

Underground 'city of the dead' being built in Jerusalem after holy city runs out of burial plots - Mirror Online

An underground 'city of the dead' is being built in Jerusalem after the holy city ran out of burial plots.<p>A huge network of catacombs excavated …

Archaeology

Graveyard robbery victim continues fight for justice

A man robbed at a graveyard in Cape Town is not letting his complaint against police die an easy death.

Justice

Work to repair 300-year old cemetery wall in Stirling delayed until Spring

Work to repair a 300-year-old cemetery wall knocked down by a truck driver in St Ninians could take months.<p>The wall at the entrance to the cemetery …

Funeral homes offer reward for information about vandalized Watertown cemetery

One week after a cemetery in Watertown was vandalized, police are still searching for information that could lead them to suspects, and two local …

Boston

Families upset after gravesite items removed at Joliet cemetery

Flowers and momentos left at gravesites at Elmhurst Cemetery in Joliet were removed, sparking outrage by family members who feel that their loved …

MAGOSHAS ROB MADALA!

A 60-year-old madala who just wanted some fun time with a magosha was robbed near a grave yard in Verulam, Kwazulu Natal on Monday.<p>The madala rushed …

News (South Africa)

Reward offered for information on vandalism at Watertown cemetery

WATERTOWN, MA (WHDH) - The Brasco & Son’s Funeral Home and the Joyce Funeral Home are offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to the …

Sunbeam Television

Memorial service honors African-American veterans buried in historic Greenville cemetery

Greenville community leaders and veterans held a memorial ceremony to honor service members buried in the historic Richland Cemetery. Organizers …

Upstate South Carolina

Cemetery in Llanelli closed as man is arrested for allegedly using air rifle

A man has been arrested after allegedly using an air rifle in a Llanelli cemetery this morning.<p>Llanelli District Cemetery, known as Box Cemetery, was …

Wales

Watch a Robot Eulogize Its ‘Brother’ at Moscow’s New Cemetery for Dead Machines

The project brings abiotic graveyards to life after many science fiction depictions of the concept.<p>It was just another day at work for Alantim, the Russian robot. Since 2015, the friendly bot and its clones—also named Alantim—have shared the job of deputy head at the Moscow Technological …

Robots

Gravestones desecrated at SA cemetery

Vandals have desecrated gravestones at a cemetery in South Australia's mid-north, causing $300,000 of damage.

Jay Weatherill

Voices of Old Bayview brought to life

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - Storytellers and re-enactors were at the Old Bayview Cemetery Saturday, telling tales, and informing about local …

Zachary Taylor

Vandals cause $300k damage in SA cemetery

Vandals have caused up to $300,000 in damage at a cemetery in South Australia's Clare Valley by smashing and pushing over headstones.<p>The damage to 46 …

South Australia

Families devastated after headstones smashed in South Australian cemetery

Heartbroken families have been left devastated after almost fifty headstones were smashed and damaged at a cemetery in the Clare Valley, north of …

Australian News

Residents protest against exhumations at Black River Cemetery

CAPE TOWN - Some Cape Town residents have been protesting against exhumations at the Black River Cemetery this week.<p>Demonstrators at the site say St …

Cape Town

Community blocks bid to buy part of ancient Dull graveyard

© DC Thomson<p>Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>A homeowner’s bid to buy part of an ancient burial site has been vetoed by the local community.<p>Dull church …

Archaeology

Groesbeck teen uncovers history as part of Eagle Scout project

Colerain High School senior Kenny Lininger documents gravestones at Cheviot cemetery.

Genealogy

2017's Startup Graveyard: 11 failed companies, $1B in VC funding

We've put together an interactive graphic with details on a collection of VC-backed companies that have died since the beginning of the year.

Venture Capital

Camiguin's sunken cemetery attracts tourists

CAMIGUIN - What used to be a burial place for loved ones has become a haven to different species of marine life-- this is what has become of the …

Philippines

The legend of the Superdome curse | NOLA.com

The story behind of the "Superdome curse" has endured for years, despite the fact that it is really only partly true. The only part of the Superdome …

New Orleans

Anger and despair over state of Paterson cemetery

Neglect and claims of a lack of concern or action on the part of municipal officials have left residents of Paterson heartbroken about the state of …

News (South Africa)

The School Bus Graveyard

Where school buses go to die and be reborn as whimsical works of art.<p>Where does a school bus go to die? Usually, it winds up in a junk yard to sit, …

5 things to do in Joburg

Here's a list of events that are happening in Joburg from 27 October until 05 November 2017.<i></i><b>The Grave Yard Shift (Halloween edition)</b> The Grave Yard …

Monsters

A Warning to Theatergoers: MTA to Start Graveyard Shift Earlier

If you ever want to start a passionate conversation with a New Yorker, bring up the subway. Between service changes, express runs, and every day …

MTA

Man spends more than 30 unpaid years tending to the dead at Miami Cemetery

Stacks of dead trees, chainsawed into scores of individual pieces, litter North Miami Avenue like demented Lincoln Logs.<p>Inside the Miami Cemetery, …

History

Man 'Wins' Halloween With 'Graveyard Of Dying Trends'

<b>NEW YORK (CBS Local)</b> — An art teacher in New York has set the bar extremely high for Halloween decorators after his creative graveyard display drew …

Being Dead Sucks Even More Than You Thought

'199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die' points out that getting buried is a complicated business.<p>When Hugh Hefner died, he was laid to rest in the Westwood Memorial Park cemetery, directly beside Marilyn Monroe. That wasn't a coincidence: He bought the grave in 1992 for $75,000, bragging to …

Marilyn Monroe

Will Visiting A Graveyard At Night Get You Arrested?

Attending ghost tours and haunted houses as Halloween approaches is one thing, but the diehard scare-seekers among us may be left cold (and …

Pull Apart Graveyard Halloween Cupcakes

<b>Ingredients:</b><p><b>For the cupcakes</b><p>1 tbsp. baking powder<br>• 1 tsp salt<br>• 400g plain flour<br>• 225g granulated sugar<br>• 340g unsalted butter, melted<br>• 230 ml milk<br>• 170g grape …

Baking

Francis to honor WWII dead at US cemetery, site of massacre

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis will pay homage to victims of war when he visits two important World War II sites south of Rome next month: the American military cemetery at Nettuno and the Ardeatine Caves, site of one of the worst massacres in German-occupied Italy.<p>The Vatican on Friday announced that …

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