The future of funerals

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Direct cremations have been gaining popularity in the UK since their introduction in 2012, and the COVID pandemic has seen their numbers grow rapidly. Are these no-frills, cost-saving events the future for disposing of bodies, and do they free up families and communities to commemorate their dead in a more meaningful fashion?

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