A High Court judge is expected to make a ruling today over whether a seriously ill toddler should be kept on life support.
21-month-old Alfie Evans suffers from constant seizures, and doctors have been unable to diagnose his condition.
His parents Kate James and Tom Evans are challenging medics at Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool, who say the Alfie's life support should come to an end.
The couple want to take their son, who is in a deep coma, to the Vatican-linked Bambino Gesu Paediatric Hospital in Rome for treatment.
Several hundred well-wishers lined the street outside Everton FC's stadium to say farewell to 23-month old Alfie Evans.
A private funeral for 23-month-old Alfie Evans will be held next week, it has been announced.
An MEP is launching a campaign for "Alfie's Law" to give parents of terminally-ill children more say in end-of-life hospital care.