We thought that someone at this point would have uploaded the Burial Service of Richard III to YouTube, but since no one has, we have taken the liberty. This video is about an hour long and features the highlights from the ceremony. I don’t know where you can watch the whole thing at this stage. Show More Summary
RABAT (Reuters) - Thousands of supporters of Morocco's biggest opposition movement buried their late leader's widow on Thursday after a standoff with security forces who tried to prevent her being laid to rest beside his grave.
King Richard III, last Plantagenet king of England, has been laid to rest in Leicester Cathedral, not far from the car park where his remains spent the last 520 years or so.
“[T]oday is a somber day in Nigeria, as Chinua Achebe was laid to rest in his native village,” Ambassador Susan Rice tweeted, even though the literary great died two years ago. The post A Twitter Gaffe, Susan Rice And The Grueling Fight Against Boko Haram appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The 37-year-old woman who was killed by a huge piece of plywood that flew off a Greenwich Village condo conversion was laid to rest over the weekend. Tina Nguyen, who was to be married this summer, was buried in her wedding gown, according to the Daily News. [ more › ]
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In a heartbreaking tribute to a bride-to-be who was tragically killed in a freak St. Patrick’s Day accident in Manhattan’s West Village, the family and friends of Trang-Thuy “Tina” Nguyen gathered in Philadelphia to celebrate her life Saturday. Show More Summary
Afghanistan today laid to rest the 27-year-old woman horrifically beaten to death by a male mob, and in a departure from tradition the BBC notes that Farkhunda's coffin was carried by all women. "She is a sister to you all, and it is your duty to bury her," her brother...
Over the past couple weeks, much has been made of the sorry state of NBC’s comedy brand. Its low-rated critical darlings are either laid to rest or fled to Yahoo!, its freshman and sophomore comedies receive such miniscule ratings it’s...Show More Summary
Friends and family of the woman killed by an errant piece of flying plywood will lay her to rest Saturday, the Daily News has learned.
The man who died in the Chris Johnson shooting is being laid to rest this weekend... and the victim's family is selling shirts to help raise money for his mother... TMZ Sports has learned. As we previously reported, Johnson's frien...
I was amazed to read this report from the BBC which shows that Saddam Hussein was laid to rest in a fabulously ostentatious mausoleum despite the fact that the Iraqi dictator was clearly a murderous tyrant and war criminal. Seems odd...Show More Summary
Jerry Jackson was a Marine first… homeless second. He died alone – he froze to death in a homemade shack in St. Paul, Minnesota. Jerry suffered from mental illness which
Guardians of the Galaxy star Chris Pratt was visiting a Seattle children’s hospital with Chris Evans (dressed as Captain America), while the man who directed him as Star-Lord in the film laid to rest some rumors that had popped up on the internet over the past several weeks. Show More Summary
Over a decade has passed since the 9/11 attacks, and the intelligence community still won't let the attack it didn't prevent be laid to rest. It is exhumed over and over again -- its tattered remains waved in front of legislators and...Show More Summary
When Leonard Nimoy is laid to rest, his most famous “Star Trek” co-star will be absent.
Isabel Pearce, a 13-year-old schoolgirl from Kent in England, who suffered from a rare form of autism, and who choked to death on a meatball served at her Ridge View School canteen, has been laid to rest. Having eaten the meatball during...Show More Summary
A young four-year-old British girl was recently laid to rest, and it was clearly obvious that she had an obsession with Disney’s Frozen as many children do. Her funeral was themed around the hit film and it even included somber versions of of the songs from the film and even a Frozen-themed coffin. Show More Summary
Today marks the release of Fear Clinic, the film based on FEARnet’s 2009 online series. The film was directed by Robert G. Hall (Lightning Bug, Laid to Rest, ChromeSkull: Laid To Rest II) with special effects by award-winning FX creators Robert Kurtzman and Steve Johnson. The synopsis reads: When trauma-induced phobias begin to re-emerge in […]
Intrigue surrounding Alberto Nisman's death remains high as hundreds of well-wishers attend his funeral in Buenos Aires.