Coffin

'One Shot, Extra Skinny Latte': Caffeine Lover Buried In Costa Coffee-Themed Coffin (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK/ SWNS | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK

A coffee lover who tragically lost her battle with breast cancer has been laid to rest in a Costa inspired coffin. Karen Lloyd was known for her l...

Buried With His Boots On: Fitting Farewell For 'Joker' Builder

Manchester Evening News | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.12.2013 | UK

A practical joker has been buried with his boots sticking out of his coffin. Builder Jason Calvert suffered a fatal brain haemorrhage earlier this...

Unpopular? Old? Rent-A-Mourner For Your Funeral To Make You Look Loved

Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.03.2013 | UK

A business in Essex has started to offer 'rent-a-mourner' services to families of the deceased who fear there many not be enough people at their funer...

7ft 2in Tall Gentle Giant 'Too Tall To Be Cremated'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 29.04.2013 | UK

The coffin of a 7ft 2in “gentle giant” is too long for his local crematorium – so it will have to be transported 35 miles to one that can accomm...

Leopard Skin Coffin For Fashion-Mad Mother

PA | Posted 09.11.2012 | UK

A fashion-mad mother of three killed in a hit-and-run rampage was buried in a leopard skin-patterned coffin as hundreds celebrated her life today. ...

Halloween Coffin Cake

Jordan Bourke | Posted 30.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Jordan Bourke

With all hallows eve upon us, I have taken a festive diversion from my normal blog posts to feature my sister's fantastically morbid, and yet completely guilt free, Halloween coffin cake.

Corpse Stored Like 'Television Sets' In Body Warehouses

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.06.2012 | UK

The UK's biggest funeral company is launching an inquiry after it was revealed that dead bodies were being stored on top of each other like "televisio...

Frank Carson's Coffin Put On Display As Mourners Pay Final Respects

PA | Posted 25.02.2012 | UK Comedy

Fans of Frank Carson were given chance to pay a personal tribute on Saturday after his coffin was put on display in his local church. A short priva...

What Lies Beneath: Why Underwear Is the Underdog in a Man's Wardrobe

Carin King | Posted 26.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Carin King

They have helped make stars and history, formed political fashions and pharaohs' essentials for the afterlife and are counted as one indicator of economic boom and bust. They also stay closer to men for longer than their wives or girlfriends ever will. So, why is it that men apparently give so little consideration to their underpants?