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Betty White: Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey lead Twitter tributes following her death

“A cultural icon”: Hollywood pays tribute to actress Betty White following her death

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Amy Beecham
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    Life

    These grassroots grief groups are helping us talk about death during the pandemic

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    News

    “Why do women of colour have to create our own urgency when one of us is killed?”

  • Sarah Jessica Parker and actor Willie Garson sighting filming a scene for the movie "Sex and The City" on location in the west village on October 01 2007 in New York City (Photo by Marcel Thomas/FilmMagic)
    TV

    A tribute to Stanford Blatch, the SATC character we loved so much

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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
Books

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

Meet the women working to transform the way we think about death.

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Lauren Geall
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Celebrity

Oprah Winfrey and the Obamas lead powerful tributes to Cicely Tyson

The icon has died aged 96.

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Hollie Richardson
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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

A psychotherapist explains what we must do to help put a stop to all of our Covid-induced anxiety around death.

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Kayleigh Dray
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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

Everyone is talking about the documentary on Twitter right now, and for good reason.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Kayleigh Dray
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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.

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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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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Lynn Shelton attends "Sword of Trust" Marc Maron & Lynn Shelton in Conversation with Sam Lipsyte at 92nd Street Y on July 11, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
People

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”.

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Kayleigh Dray
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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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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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Long Reads

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.

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Millie Milliken
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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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Megan Murray
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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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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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