Death and dying

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Impact of Covid on the dying and their loved ones | Letter
Letter: I felt that we were deprived of quality time together, writes Lesley West, whose husband died this year


12, May, 2021 @3:38 PM

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Post-traumatic growth: the woman who learned to live a profoundly good life after loss
After the deaths of her son and husband, Rhian Mannings emerged slowly from grief to start a charity and find love again. What does her experience tell us about how suffering can change us?

Moya Sarner

11, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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A maddening grief: my year of miscarriages and how I got through it
Navigating an uncharted landscape, I found solace in an unlikely place

Alexandra King

10, May, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Covid’s cruellest blow? Keeping the dying from their loved ones | Rachel Clarke
Too many were isolated when they needed human connection most, says the palliative care doctor Rachel Clarke

Rachel Clarke

10, May, 2021 @8:34 AM

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The buried truths that say so much about our ancestors | Kenan Malik
The discovery of a child laid to rest in Africa 78,000 years ago indicates a value placed on life that we share

Kenan Malik

09, May, 2021 @10:00 AM

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‘Like Uber, but for cremations’: I created a $2m funeral startup – and became a monster
The company I founded in my 20s exploited vulnerable people for profit. I was a merchant of death, and a charlatan

Alex Kruger

07, May, 2021 @9:00 AM

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‘I became trapped in my Americanness’: China, the US and me
The long read: I’ve long nursed vague plans of moving back to China for a few years, to solidify my place there. But with each year that passes in the US, such a move gets harder and harder to make

Angela Qian

06, May, 2021 @11:17 AM

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At last, I will be able to help bereaved people say a proper farewell at funerals | Sandra Millar
Restrictions on attendance numbers will be lifted this month, but technology has enabled many to watch online, says Church of England canon Sandra Millar

Sandra Millar

05, May, 2021 @2:27 PM

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‘You love me? I can’t take that to the bank’: Johnny Vegas on money, fame and grief
Lockdown and the loss of both parents have transformed the entertainer. He talks about the disappointments of TV, outgrowing his comic persona – and his move into the glamping business

Brian Logan

04, May, 2021 @2:35 PM

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The hero of the Thames reminds me of the man who tried to save my mother’s life | Emma Beddington
When a walkway collapsed, the man who rushed to help my mother sustained life-changing injuries. He and Folajimi Olubunmi-Adewole are a reminder of the love that surrounds us, writes Emma Beddington

Emma Beddington

03, May, 2021 @4:03 PM

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Limit of 30 mourners at funerals in England to be lifted this month
While social restrictions are beginning to lift, Dominic Raab says masks may still need to be worn after 21 June

Rajeev Syal

02, May, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Grieving relatives despair at months of waiting for probate
Arranging the affairs of the deceased used to take a few weeks, but Covid delays and a computer system some think inadequate have changed all that

Anna Tims

02, May, 2021 @8:00 AM

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