The most popular songs to play at funerals have been revealed, with Ed Sheeran and Robbie Williams featuring in the top 10.
Mistaken bodies and accidental damage were among the 75 major incidents reported by mortuaries last year.
Samanda Ford, who is dying of terminal cancer, hosted her own wake so that she could party with her friends while she was still alive.
Britain's funeral industry is facing an investigation after the Competition and Markets Authority found prices had been rising for "well over a decade".
Fatima Khan, 20, plotted with a love rival to kill Afghan asylum seeker Khalid Safi
A shrine was created outside Richard Osborn-Brooks' home to suspected burglar Henry Vincent
The lorry driver hit Lord Taylor of Blackburn, who had been on his mobility scooter on a zebra crossing
The snowboarder was discovered by two nearby skiers
Darts fans broke into a spontaneous rendition of 'There's only one Eric Bristow' following the news
Six of the 10 towns and cities with the highest rates of fatalities related to the substances are coastal holiday resorts
The MP reportedly included a quote which referenced killing people
Security forces had stones thrown at them by the protestors who also set fire to bins as well as a motorbike
Mariam Moustafa was left in a coma after a street assault in February and passed away this week
Jonathan Udall passed away in a Las Vegas hospital, having been visiting the country for his honeymoon
Daily Gun Deaths keeps a track of how many people have been killed due to gun violence
A police spokesperson has said only the man's 'head and some remains' were left after the attack
Police said 40 others were also injured when the gas cannister at the stand exploded
The 21-year-old allegedly had infected wounds and severe head and face injuries
Reuters journalists Kyaw Soe Oo and Wa Lone were arrested in December
Frankie Sherwood has died after suffering from rare children's cancer neuroblastoma
More than 20 refugees have given accounts of mass graves as they believe around 400 were killed
Jonathann Daval had claimed his wife never returned from a jog
Harry Rice died in a car crash along with two of his friends
it is thought looters moved the remains to a grave just one metre deep
The family in Ruian, China say they did not notice any particular bad smell coming from the room
Hugh Masekela has died at the age of 78 after a battle with prostate cancer
The woman was found with the body of a man in his 30s in a suspected murder-suicide
Some are still missing as a result of the mudslides and flooding
Wreckage of the seaplane has now been lifted from the Hawkesbury River
Protests in Iran have led to the deaths of 22 people
The National Fire Agency in the country has said it was the deadliest fire in South Korea for nine years
A train derailed in Washington and killing three people and injuring more than 70
It is thought that Rebecca Dykes was strangled and could have been sexually assaulted
Reports claim the suspect has confessed to murder but this has not yet been confirmed
The man has voided a legal document which would have meant his future was given to his child
A memorial service has taken place today at St Paul's Cathedral to remember those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire
Wu Yongning was known as China's first rooftopper but has died after falling from a skyscraper with 62 floors
James Whale says Keith Chegwin 'knew how to promote his personality and he did it very well'
Fires have been started and stones have been thrown at Israeli forces who have shot back at Palestinians
Mattia Del Zotto allegedly killed his paternal grandparents and his aunt with rat poison
Reports claim Slobodan Praljak said 'I am not a war criminal, I oppose this conviction' before his death