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'Historic moment' as assisted dying bill debated in Lords

Lord Falconer has said it is a 'historic moment' after his assisted dying bill progressed to the next stage following a marathon 10 hours of debate on the issue in the House of Lords.

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Assisted dying bill 'stacked round with safeguards'

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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