Michael Schumacher being brought out of coma

Michael Schumacher's family has confirmed that sedation of the former Formula One champion has been reduced to allow the 'start of the waking up process'. Schumacher suffered a serious head injury following a skiing accident in December.

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Corinna Schumacher 'asks media to leave hospital'

Michael Schumacher's wife has asked the media for privacy while doctors treat the seven-time Formula One world champion, according to reports.

Corinna Schumacher has been at her husband's bedside since his skiing accident. Credit: REUTERS/Emmanuel Foudrot

Corinna Schumacher reportedly released a statement to media saying that no more press conferences would be held about her husband's condition in the near future, and asking for doctors at the hospital in Grenoble, France to be left to "work in peace".

"Please leave our family alone," the statement reportedly concluded.

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