Death and Funeral
"It was a devastating day made even worse," the son said, as council apologises for upsetting family.
Daniel Mee, 25, and Jayson Dolman, 20, were in Alicante, Spain, when they died in July last year.
"What do you mean she's breathing?" the woman's stunned mother asked officials, hours after she was told her daughter had died.
A benefits loophole means students can't get help with funeral costs no matter how desperate they are. Labour MP Carolyn Harris is among those calling for change.
The overwhelmed funeral home resorted to putting dozens of bodies in the rented vehicles.
Medical staff are risking their own lives each day. HuffPost UK has collected tributes to those who have died, from the people who loved and worked with them.
Ismail Mohamed Abdulwahab, from Brixton, died in hospital on Monday.
The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted life as we know it across the world, including how we manage death. Funeral director Amy Szott gives advice for families and friends who may find themselves unable to attend the funeral of a loved one due to the coronavirus lockdown restrictions. From live streaming the service, to holding an online wake, Szott emphasises a time for creativity and minding meaningful ways to mourn.
After graduating, Emma Clare began work as a home carer, helping those discharged by hospitals to feel comfortable as their illnesses took hold. In the role, Emma found a new perspective on life and death and also the problems caused by people not talking about how they wish the end to be for them. Now, she’s training to become an end-of-life doula, helping families enjoy their last moments with loved ones and preparing for death. For more, check out:
The 28-year-old newlywed was killed on duty while attending a burglary in August.