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How one woman overcame suffering and disability to embrace life

Nicklinson, 57, suffered a massive stroke in 2005 which left him paralysed from the neck down and unable to speak (PA photo)

Disasters should bring us together, and summon a community around the weakest person

The Council of Europe, which has ruled that euthanasia must always remain illegal Photo: Fourmy Mario/ABACA/Press Association Images

Strasbourg-based organisation announces that assisted suicide “must always be prohibited”

Euthanasia activist Dr Philip Nitschke has been touring Britain telling people how to plan their own death (Photo: PA)

No amount of reassuring chat can disguise his advice that we should keep deadly drugs in our sock drawer

Sir Terry Pratchett, a campaigner for assisted dying, has early onset Alzheimer's (PA photo)

Sir Terry’s message last night was relentless: ‘why can’t we be allowed to die like this in Britain?’

Bishop William Murphy of Rockville Centre, New York, blesses a patient at a hospice in his diocese (CNS photo)

We need a new crusade to fight this secular response and treat vulnerable people with dignity

Presidential candidate Dilma Rousseff speaks in the chapel of Belo Horizonte's Central Market (Agencia Estado via AP Images)

Pontiff urges Brazilian bishops to guide the faithful to oppose abortion

Think tank warns MPs of dangers of US suicide law

Legal assisted suicide has lead to “doctor-shopping” in Oregon, a study for the new think-tank Living and Dying Well has claimed

Andrew Marr's Start the Week is available online

Whatever Lady Warnock’s views, she made her case carefully and courteously

Sharp rise in cases of euthanasia in Holland

Euthanasia cases in Holland have risen by a massive 13 per cent in the last year, new figures have revealed