Alfie Evans: parents' legal battle to keep son on life support

The parents of a seriously ill toddler from Liverpool are fighting a High Court ruling allowing medics to withdraw his life support.

20-month-old Alfie Evans has constant seizures. His parents want to take him to Rome for treatment - but doctors say it's not in his best interests.

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Parents of Alfie Evans at Appeal Court

The family of Alfie Evans, who's at the centre of a life-support battle - have been back in court today.

The 21 month old from Liverpool is seriously ill at Alder Hey Hospital.

A judge has already ruled that staff there could stop treating him.

But Alfie's mum and dad want to appeal against that ruling - they'll find out if they can next Tuesday.

Elaine Willcox has been following today's developments.

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