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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Schumacher's ski 'hit a rock and caused the fall'

French prosecutors investigating Michael Schumacher's skiing accident revealed one of Mr Schumacher's skis hit a rock, which caused the German to fall.

The accident in French resort Meribel has left the Formula One champion fighting for his life.

Michael Schumacher had a small camera on his helmet before his accident. Credit: David Davies/PA

The investigators examined footage from a small camera which was attached to Michael Schumacher's helmet, after his family handed the camera over.

The seven-times Formula One champion suffered brain injuries in a skiing accident in the French Alps resort of Meribel 10 days ago.

His condition remained critical but stable, Grenoble Hospital has said in a statement on Monday.

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