Death

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A collage of photos, one of Anna Lyons and Louise Winter and the other the cover of We All Know How This Ends

We all know we’re going to die – so why don’t we talk about it?

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Lauren Geall
  • Cicely Tyson
    Celebrity

    Oprah Winfrey and the Obamas lead powerful tributes to Cicely Tyson

  • Covid deaths spike: suffering from death anxiety? Here’s what you need to know
    Mental Health

    Suffering from death anxiety? Here’s what you need to know

  • Netflix’s Surviving Death review: why the documentary has struck a chord with so many people
    TV

    Why Netflix’s Surviving Death has struck a chord with so many people

Latest Stories

Netflix’s Surviving Death: everything you need to know about the macabre documentary
TV

Netflix’s Surviving Death just dropped, but will you be watching?

This macabre docuseries is here to tackle the big questions we all have about death and the afterlife.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

The 5 most common regrets of the dying – and what we can learn from them

Learn to live in the moment and care less about what other people think.

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Bronnie Ware
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Dame Diana Rigg
People

Game of Thrones stars lead tributes to Dame Diana Rigg – the real Olenna Tyrell

“She always raised the bar with her incredible talent, intelligence and wit”

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Hollie Richardson
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Lupita Nyong'o (L) and Chadwick Boseman at the Los Angeles World Premiere of Marvel Studios' BLACK PANTHER at Dolby Theatre on January 29, 2018 in Hollywood, California.
Celebrity

Stop pressuring Lupita Nyong’o to make her grief public

Chadwick Boseman’s tragic passing has exposed a big problem with social media’s approach to grief.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Kayleigh Dray
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Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington “heartbroken” over death of Lynn Shelton

The Little Fires Everywhere director has passed away at the age of 54, leaving the stars of her TV show in “complete shock”.

Long Reads

7 practical ways to support a loved one who is grieving

From helping with paperwork to preparing food, these simple gestures will show how much you care.

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Amy Swales
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NHS workers mugged.
Life

How should we feel about payouts for families of NHS staff who die of Covid-19?

The government has pledged £60,000 to families of health service workers lost to coronavirus. The public response was mixed, to say the least.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Laura Whitmore talks about grief over Caroline Flack
People

Laura Whitmore’s raw confession about grief teaches us a valuable lesson

“Part of me just wants to lock myself away and not talk to anyone.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Coping with grief: hand holds up yellow flower against a grey sky
People

Why Bob Geldof's comments about the “infinite” abyss of grief are so important

Nearly six years ago, Peaches Geldof died of a drug overdose. Her father, the musician Bob Geldof, has spoken of how he will be dealing with her loss forever.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Long Reads

“Taking my dad to Dignitas was the hardest thing I’ve ever done, but I don’t regret it”

Dianne took her terminally ill dad to Dignitas to die. Now, she is campaigning for assisted dying to become legal in the UK.

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Stylist Team
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Millie Milliken
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Dealing with grief: why it’s OK to feel sad about the death of a celebrity

Here’s what to do if you’re impacted by grief, according to a psychologist.

suicide
Long Reads

Russell Brand is right – we need to talk more openly about suicide

“The line then that separates people who kill themselves and people that don’t is vague and uncertain, it is a line within each of us, not between us.”

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Mary-Jane Wiltsher
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Caroline Flack attends The BRIT Awards 2019 held at The O2 Arena on February 20, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
People

The conversation we need to have about Caroline Flack

Love Island’s Iain Stirling has called for people to “be kinder” in a spine-tingling tribute to his co-star.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

This young woman’s fatal epilepsy story has gone viral, for the most beautiful reason

“You're all so lovely and kind. Amelia was such a beautiful girl. We miss her terribly.”

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Megan Murray
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Closeup shot of a nurse holding a patient's hand in comfort
Health

The only resolutions you need to make, according to an intensive care nurse

“I feel as if I’ve found the New Year’s resolutions that will matter to all of us, in the end,” says Christie Watson.

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Christie Watson
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Life

This story of how strangers helped one woman’s grief proves Christmas spirit is real

It's a Christmas miracle.

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Megan Murray
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coping with grief
Long Reads

This powerful open letter proves there is no right way to grieve

It’s completely valid to feel disenfranchised grief. Here’s some advice on how to cope.

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Catherine Renton
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Poorna Bell
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“How I’ve learned to cope with grief at Christmas”

“This is a time to create your own rituals that heal, nurture and comfort you. And I promise you, it gets easier.”

stages of grief
Long Reads

The sixth stage of grief has been revealed, and it will help you find meaning after loss

The death of a loved one is, sadly, a pain we'll all experience. Here, leading grief expert David Kessler says finding meaning can help us cope with our loss.

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Natalie Cornish
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