Charlie Gard

The proposed reform would give parents more say in choosing medical care for a child

Chris Gard and Connie Yates said that their son’s case, like that of Alfie Evans, showed the need for a law which avoids ‘unnecessary conflicts’

The state is increasingly taking charge of our children’s values, their gender ‘choices’, and even whether they should live or die

The baby at the centre of a legal battle would have turned one next week

‘The Holy Father asks that we join in prayer that they may find God’s consolation and love,’ the Vatican said in a statement

The parents made their decision following the latest medical reports and scans

They said that Judge Nicholas Francis had misquoted their earlier statements

The foreign secretary said the terminally ill child cannot leave Great Ormond Street Hospital for legal reasons

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The hospital said they were willing to take the terminally ill child, whose life support is due to be turned off