Funerals

Dead woman 'gives birth' to baby inside coffin day before burial

Frightened funeral home staff found the stillborn baby in the deceased mother's coffin.<p>Both were buried together in the same coffin the following day.<p>…

Pregnancy

Funeral price war takes its toll on Dignity's financial health

That is how Dignity, the UK's biggest quoted funerals provider, is addressing its investors after a profits warning that has caused the share price …

David Bowie

UK crematorium operator Dignity warns on 2018 profit, cuts funeral prices

© Reuters. UK crematorium operator Dignity warns on 2018 profit, cuts funeral prices<p>(Reuters) - British crematorium operator Dignity warned on 2018 …

Dignity funeral provider's shares down over 50 per cent after pricing change

Shares in funeral provider Dignity plummeted this morning after the group said it would slash prices.<p>Dignity's management said the change in pricing …

Markets

Dignity cuts funeral prices amid growing competition

<b>Dignity, the UK's only publicly-owned funeral business, is cutting the price of its "simple" funeral by 25% to just under £2,000 amid growing competition.</b><p>It says this, and a freezing of prices for some other services, will mean profits for 2018 will be "substantially below" current …

Human Geography

Gianni Versace's Funeral - Photos of Princess Diana & Naomi Campbell at Versace's Funeral

It seems almost sacrilegious to call a funeral chic, but that's exactly what designer Gianni Versace's memorial service was.<p>Over 20 years ago, on …

Gianni Versace

Michigan regulators shut Barksdale Funeral Home in Detroit for bloodstains, fraud, filth

A Detroit funeral home is being closed down after inspectors found unsanitary conditions including blood-stained equipment and rat-infested cremated …

Detroit

If you loathe Trump don't stand in solidarity from your sofa

Our writer on why Donald Trump's cancelled trip to London isn't something to celebrate<p>Donald Trump isn’t coming to London next month to open the …

Donald Trump

Mourners gather for farm worker's funeral - SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.

Representatives from the African National Congress (ANC), Democratic Alliance (DA) and the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) from Krugersdorp have …

Africa

Daughter allegedly breaks into dead mother’s Warren home, steals safe during funeral

A woman is facing charges she broke into her dead mother’s Warren home with her boyfriend during the mother’s funeral to allegedly steal a safe …

Boston

10 Portland art exhibits to brighten your winter

Critic Briana Miller picks out photography and inspired pairings as two motifs in this winter's exhibits.

Art

Stormzy Just Sang At Someone's Funeral

All because a fan asked him to...<b>Stormzy</b> responded to a request from a fan earlier today and sang at someone's funeral.A fan reached out to the grime …

State to pay for Lady Flo’s funeral

Stormzy accepts fan's request to perform at father's funeral - Music News - triple j

Never too big for his boots.<p>The last time Stormzy made headlines it wasn't under the greatest of circumstances but this latest story is a …

Music (Australia)

Funeral home offering mourners alcohol for services

Cindy Kern just lost the person who taught her how to live.<p>"Dad was always a candidate for a good time," Kern said. "Always, always looking to have a …

Upstate South Carolina

Funeral Director

P Loftus & Son Ltd is seeking to employ a Full Time Funeral Director/ Funeral Operative. The successful candidate for this role will have strong …

Manchester

Good Samaritan's attempt to save Melbourne woman lightning strike

A Good Samaritan has recounted the moment he rushed to try and save a woman killed by lightning in Melbourne's east.<p>Brandon Cleine didn't know Lauren …

Good Samaritans

Charles Manson devotees are trying to crowdfund his funeral - it's not going well

GoFundMe campaign set up to support Jason Freeman, Manson's only known relative.<p>Supporters of recently deceased cult leader Charles Manson have set …

Crime

Cash raised for homeless Chris’ funeral

Tragic homeless man Chris Conlin will be given a send-off by the community after a fund-raising campaign to pay for his funeral surpassed its …

Manchester

Wrong body placed in casket at funeral home, family says

Family members say the wrong body was placed in a casket at a funeral home while people paid their respects.<p>Benjamin Brown Jr. died and had lost both …

Funeral Homes

Terror Jr made a playlist for their own funeral - Interview Magazine

Terror Jr. appeared on the national stage through one of those too-good-to-be-true internet fairytales; in 2016, Kylie Jenner used the group’s song …

Cam'Ron

Free ferry fare for first responders attending Abbotsford officer’s funeral - Surrey Now-Leader

BC Ferries is providing free service for emergency first responders wishing to attend the funeral service for Abbotsford’s Const. John Davidson on …

Emotional Thais gather for late king's funeral

Somber crowds begin gathering to pay final respects to Thailand’s late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, braving a tropical downpour to camp out along the …

Bhumibol Adulyadej

Who is responsible for funeral costs?

The price of funerals has risen in recent years and figures show the average cost is now more than £4,000. Typically, funeral costs are covered by the deceased’s estate and are treated as a priority, above most other types of debt. If the deceased’s estate does not have enough money to cover the …

Manchester

Family fundraising for slain woman’s funeral

The shooting is the seventh homicide in Hamilton this year. It is also the second shooting homicide this year in a city experiencing a spike in …

Canadian News

Wigan teen's funeral fund on course to hit target

An appeal to raise enough funds to pay for the funeral of a Wigan teenager is on course to hit its target.<p>Charlotte Guy’s family were left devastated …

Manchester

Can a Parsi woman be denied the right to be at a parent’s funeral because she married a Hindu?

Goolrukh Gupta and her sister Shiraz Patodia take the fight against prejudice and patriarchy in the Supreme Court.<p><i>We welcome your comments at</i> …

Hinduism

'I was facing triple funeral - then Dad came round': Daughter's heartbreaking account of murder in her own words

Lydia Wilkinson was faced with the prospect of planning a triple funeral alone as she feared her father would die from his injuries in the days after he was stabbed by a homeless man.<p>The 19-year-old had been due to return to Stourbridge to see her family a day after the senseless murder of her …

West Midlands Police

#KennekaJenkins Over 1,000 People Attend Teen’s Funeral

Alyssa Pointer/Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty Images<p>Kenneka Jenkins Funeral<p>The funeral for a teen whose mysterious death caught national attention was …

Funeral Director Charged For Showing Off Photos Of Corpses To 'Gross People Out'

She called it a "prank."<p>A funeral director in Pennsylvania allegedly showed photos of corpses of her friends to “gross them out.”<p>Angeliegha Stewart, …

Crime