Right-to-die High Court plea

A man suffering from "locked-in" syndrome who says his life is "undignified and intolerable" is taking his right-to-die plea to the High Court. Tony Nicklinson suffered a stroke in 2005 that left him paralysed below the neck and unable to speak.

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Wife of Tony Nicklinson talks of her husband's right to die

Jane Nicklinson, the wife of Tony, has spoken of her husband's right to die, saying he is living in mental pain "every second of every day".

Today the Nicklinson family will take their right-to-die case to the high court.

Tony, who is 57, suffers from 'Locked-in Syndrome' after suffering a stroke seven years ago.

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