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Britain marks 50 years since wartime leader Churchill's funeral
Britain marked 50 years on Friday since the state funeral of wartime Prime Minister Winston Churchill, with the boat which carried his coffin under the dipping dockside cranes in 1965 retracing its journey along London's River Thames. Britain's current leader, David Cameron, began the remembrance events at a ceremony in parliament, laying a wreath at a statue of Churchill, a man he described as ...
Man's Churchill funeral role pride
Dundee man Harry Nunn looks back to the important role he played in Sir Winston Churchill's state funeral 50 years ago.
Suicide bomb at Afghan funeral for Taliban victims kills 16
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber struck a funeral in Afghanistan for the victims of an earlier Taliban attack, killing 16 people and wounding 39, an Afghan official said.
Churchill's funeral anniversary marked
The boat that carried Sir Winston Churchill's coffin along the Thames in 1965 makes the same journey on the 50th anniversary of his funeral.
Funeral date announced for Bristol librarian Lorraine Mckeag who died in M32 crash
THE funeral of the Bristol librarian killed in a “freak accident” on the M32 will take place next Friday. Lorraine Mckeag, who was 60, died when a lorry overturned onto her car at the approach to the junction for the M4 motorway on January 13.
Funeral plan sales rise as costs soar
THE rising cost of funerals has led to record sales of pre-paid funeral plans in 2014, figures have found.