The assisted suicide bill was "stacked round with safeguards" to prevent a sick or elderly relatives from being "pushed into death", one campaigner told Good Morning Britain.
Prue Leith, who lost her brother to bone cancer, said she was "not asking for euthanasia" but wanted to give the terminally ill the option of a peaceful death.
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Local authorities said the move is necessary to "avert the growing number of deaths and increasing harm linked to psychoactive substances".
Some students argued that the centuries-old tradition of wearing gowns, suits and mortarboards to exams was 'archaic' and looked elitist.
Clear spells in the north overnight where it's actually cold enough in the north for a touch of ground frost. Further south cloudier.