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French bid farewell at coffin of ex-president Chirac

Some 30 heads of state expected to be present, including Russian President Vladimir Putin, for final memorial service.

Cops didn’t give us post-mortem report, says wife of man killed...

Jasminder Kaur claims her husband was beaten before he died.

Mugabe gets low-key farewell in home village

Mugabe honoured with a state funeral on Saturday, but the return of his body to his place of birth was a low-key event. 

Motor racing remembers Hubert at funeral in Chartres

Anthoine Hubert’s girlfriend, Julie, says she can’t believe their passion could have separated them.

Ivorian star DJ Arafat gets royal send-off with grand funeral concert

DJ Arafat’s body was brought to a stadium where a funeral concert was held.

Saudi king Salman’s brother dies at 96

Prince Bandar Abdulaziz al-Saud was the eldest surviving son of Saudi Arabia's founding monarch, King Abdulaziz.

Tunisia bids farewell to president Essebsi at state funeral

Tunisians lined up the streets leading to the Carthage district, waving flags and chanting the national anthem.

10 signs you’re officially a senior citizen

From losing your sight to becoming more price conscious and getting tired faster, it's time to admit you've become a senior citizen.

Thousands expected in Vienna to pay respects to F1 legend Lauda

The body of the three-time world champion, clad in a race suit, will be in a close casket top with his race helmet in the centre of the cathedral.

Anwar joins in prayers for the late consumer activist Idris

Hundreds attend his wake at his Rose Avenue home and funeral at the Perak Road cemetery in Penang.

Funerals for Ethiopia crash victims but little to bury

Families in 35 nations were left bereaved when the Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft plummeted from the sky just minutes into its flight to Nairobi, killing all 157 passengers and crew on board.

England bids farewell to World Cup-winning keeper Banks

Banks won 73 national caps, played nearly 500 times for Leicester and Stoke and won two League Cups, before a car crash blinded him in one eye.

Tragic footballer Emiliano Sala’s funeral takes place in Argentina

A public vigil was held in a gymnasium in Progreso, the modest village in the province of Santa Fe which Sala left as a teenager to forge a career in Europe.

Footballer Sala’s body arrives in Argentina

Sala's former team gave him a rousing send-off on Sunday, playing a French league match in a special all-black kit for the occasion.

Stars flock to funeral of legendary film composer Legrand

The legendary French film composer Michel Legrand was laid to rest Friday after a final standing ovation in a Paris theatre decorated to look like one of his favourite movies.

Zam laid to rest, Mahathir pays last respects

Zainuddin died of cardiac arrest in hospital yesterday at the age of 79.

Woods among sports greats remembering Bush

Many across the sports world mourned the death of the 41st US president.

Trump sending Air Force One to bring Bush casket to Washington

Bush is to be honoured with a state funeral in Washington's twin-spired National Cathedral.

Trump to attend George HW Bush’s funeral

Trump will designate Dec 5th as a National Day Of Mourning.

Erdogan, Trump agree no ‘cover-up’ of Khashoggi murder should be allowed

Dozens of people paid homage to Khashoggi at a symbolic funeral in Istanbul.

Symbolic funeral pays homage to Khashoggi as Turkey media claims more...

In the absence of a body, the crowd gathered at Fatih mosque in front of an empty platform traditionally reserved for the coffin.

Leicester City players attend funeral of late owner in Thailand

Leicester City players attended the funeral for club chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who died in a helicopter crash.

Thai elite mourn Leicester City owner Vichai at elaborate funeral

Prominent figures in Thailand's music and sporting scene were also in attendance to honour Vichai.

Funeral to be held for Leicester City’s Thai owner Vichai

Vichai's body was flown back to Thailand and taken to Wat Thepsirin where prominent individuals close to the family wore black for a private gathering ahead of the official ceremony which starts Saturday evening.