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Widow wins court fight to keep late husband's sperm

A widow has won a High Court fight to stop her late husband's sperm being destroyed. But Beth Warren later said she was "downhearted" after the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority said it would appeal the judge's decision.

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Judge: Widow 'fell in love with a man and cared for him'

Widow Beth Warren has won a High Court fight to preserve her dead husband's sperm.

Speaking during the verdict, Judge Mrs Justice Hogg said: "I have held that Mrs Warren has the right to decide to become a parent by her deceased husband.

"She fell in love with a man, cared for him and loved him. I wish her and Mr Brewster's parent well, and ultimately whatever her decision may be I wish her and the family much happiness after such a difficult and sad time".

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