High Court refuses Tony Nicklinson case appeal

Tony Nicklinson pictured in August, shortly before his death. Credit: PA

High Court judges have refused permission for the case of locked-in syndrome sufferer Tony Nicklinson, who died shortly after losing a landmark right-to-die legal battle, to go to the Court of Appeal, the court announced today.

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Nicklinsons continue legal fight

The family of the late right-to-die campaigner Tony Nicklinson have revealed the latest stage in their fight for assisted suicide to be made legal.