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Polly Toynbee says that a religious lobby is behind opposition to assisted suicide (PA)

People of all faiths and none oppose Lord Falconer’s Bill

A banner opposes the Assisted Dying Bill outside Parliament (@CNKAlliance)

What I learned from talking to passers-by outside Parliament as peers debated the Assisted Dying Bill

Hugues de Montalembert: 'Why, during or after what I went through, did I never contemplate suicide?'

A photographer’s haunting memoir sheds new light on the Assisted Dying Bill

Baroness Masham of Ilton speaks against assisted suicide.

Follow our live blog for regular updates on today’s debate

Archbishop Desmond Tutu is the latest high-profile figure to come out in favour of changing the law (PA)

We’re running out of cash to care for a rising number of elderly people. That is why we are talking about ‘assisted dying’

Baroness Hollins: 'Lord Falconer’s Bill does not try to address even the most obvious safeguarding questions'

Lord Falconer’s proposed change to the law will be debated next week

Lord Falconer will present the Bill to the House of Lords on Friday July 18

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Physician-assisted suicide is a law that suits the strong and determined

Those who practice mercy do not fear death, Pope Francis has said (PA)

It strikes me that the push for euthanasia in this country is driven by a cadre of influential atheists with a fear of death

Archbishop Antonio Mennini (Photo: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

The Bill, to be introduced in the Commons in January, is the sixth attempt to legalise assisted suicide in a decade