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Running cemetery a booming business in China

Running cemetery a booming business in China

Most cemeteries in Chinese cities are full, so burials in neighbouring cities have become popular.  

Man dies after his mother-in-law's gravestone falls on him

A 74-year-old man was killed in Pennsylvania after his mother-in-law'sgravestone collapsed on top of him during the cemetery visit.

France probes uproar over Roma baby burial

 The French human rights ombudsman launched an investigation on Sunday into an uproar over a mayor`s alleged refusal -- which he later emphatically denied -- to allow burial of a Roma migrant`s baby.

Earliest case of child abuse uncovered in Egyptian cemetry

The child from a Romano-Christian-period cemetery in Dakhleh Oasis, Egypt, shows evidence of physical child abuse, archaeologists have found.

Eva Mendez finds peace in cemeteries

Eva Mendes goes to graveyards to meditate because she finds cemeteries very peaceful places.

Homeless junkies occupy cemetery in Cambridge

The junkies were seen sleeping in graves, defecating in the plots and are also accused of intimidating the local schoolchildren and letting their dogs run wild.

Imperial palace found at first Chinese emperor`s cemetery

The remains of a massive "imperial palace" have been uncovered at the mausoleum of China`s first emperor, Qinshihuang, in the tourist city of Xian, archaeologists said.

Thoughts about mortality can improve health

An awareness of mortality is a good thing -- it can improve physical health and help us re-prioritize our goals and values, according to a new analysis of scientific studies.

Moscow to open cemetery for the elite

Moscow will open its first cemetery for the elite.

Military explosives found in New York cemetery

A caretaker found a bag containing eight bricks of military C4 explosives.

UK cemetery: Share a grave with a stranger?

So you think London, population 8 million, is crowded with the living? There are many millions more under the soil of a city that has been inhabited for 2,000 years. And London is rapidly running out of places to put them.