No-frills cremations: how coronavirus is changing funerals in Britain

With traditional send-offs impossible in lockdown, many people are turning to simpler alternatives Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The coronavirus crisis has led to a surge of interest in no-frills direct cremations, as families attempt to navigate the rules on physical distancing . While weddings have been banned to help curb the spread of Covid-19, funerals can still take place – but various restrictions mean that in many cases a traditional service will not be possible. Continue reading...