Nicklinson family confirm appeals in right-to-die campaign

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.

Mr Nicklinson, who was paralysed by a stroke in 2005, died in August at the age of 47, days after he lost his High Court battle for the right to end his life.

His daughters have continued to post messages to his Twitter account following his death and confirmed the latest stage in the family's campaign:

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Update: Permission to appeal High Court verdict and for Jane to take over the case lodged with court of appeals. Waiting to hear verdict.

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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.