Keyword: right to die

Father denounces 'murder' of son after losing 'right-to-die' battle

Doctors in a hospital in Reims, north-east France, have begun removing the last support systems keeping alive Vincent Lambert, who was left quadriplegic with what they say describe as irreversible brain damage following a traffic accident 11 years ago, after his parents finally lost their six-year legal battle opposing the move, a case which bitterly divided Lambert's family.   

French court ends life support in right-to-die case

Top court rules doctors can stop feeding Vincent Lambert who has been in a persistent vegetative state since a road accident nearly 11 years ago.

French medics postpone decision over right-to-die row patient

Doctors said security fears blocked a decision on fate of Vincent Lambert, 39, whose family is divided over maintaining him on life support.

Doctor slams online video of Frenchman in right-to-die row

Campaigners battling to stop medics switching off 38-year-old's life support system post a video of him supposedly responding to mother's voice.

European rights court mulls whether to let French quadriplegic die

Vincent Lambert, 38, severely brain damaged and quadriplegic after 2008 road accident, has been at centre of judicial tug-of-war over right to die.