Tony Nicklinson Dies

Locked-in syndrome sufferer Tony Nicklinson, who lost his High Court battle last week for the legal right to end his life when he chooses with a doctor's help, has died.

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Tony Nickinson dies at home

It was a peaceful end to a very uncomfortable battle for Tony Nicklinson.

He had campaigned unsuccessfully for the right-to-die since being paralysed by a stroke in 2005. This morning he died of natural causes at his home in Melksham, surrounded by his family.

His final message was simple: "Goodbye world, the time has come."

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