Euthanasia is legal in Belgium and the athlete had announced her intentions after the Rio Games in 2016 to follow that path if her condition worsened.
A landmark trial in the Netherlands looks at what to do with dementia patients who have previously stated their wish to die under certain conditions but might have changed their minds later.
A Dutch teenager who has detailed her struggles with sexual assault, depression, and anorexia has died at home but reports of 'euthanasia' incorrect.
Woman's will called for Emma, a healthy Shih Tzu mix, to be put down.
If the Channel island approves legalising euthanasia it will be the first region of the British Isles to do so
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David Goodall has reignited a national euthanasia debate by seeking to put an end to his life even though he has no terminal illness.
A new law has been passed in Italy giving severely ill people the right to refuse treatment that would prolong their lives.
The legislation passed
An Italian DJ commits assisted suicide in Switzerland as MPs in Rome once again delay talks on a 'living will' law.
The veteran anti-apartheid campaigner is backing assisted dying for terminally ill people, which is opposed by his own Anglican church.
Marieke Vervoort was named Paralympian of the year in both 2012 and 2015, but that’s not what the media were focussing on ahead of the Belgian’s arrival in Rio.