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# dignitas - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

A man with non-terminal cancer has travelled abroad to take his own life after a final meal with family

The death of Briton Jeffrey Spector is set to reignite the debate over assisted suicide in the UK.

# dignitas - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Gail O'Rorke found not guilty of assisting the suicide of her friend

How is assisting a suicide illegal? The legal answer is complicated.

# dignitas - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Massive rise in 'suicide tourism' to Switzerland

From 2008-2012, two Irish people went to Switzerland for an assisted suicide.

# dignitas - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

One Irish person used Swiss euthanasia clinic last year

Dignitas helped a total of 202 people to die last year.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

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# dignitas - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Column: Assisted suicide ruling will be a landmark for Ireland

A terminally ill MS patient is due to learn whether she be allowed to die with the assistance of her partner, writes Sharon O’Connor.

# dignitas - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

Man whose assisted suicide features in Terry Pratchett documentary named

Footage of the assisted suicide of millionaire hotelier Peter Smedley is due to air on British television on Monday.

# dignitas - Friday 15 April, 2011

Terry Pratchett to present documentary on assisted suicide

The best-selling author, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2008, will present a documentary exploring the issue of assisted death – and follow the final days of a 71-year-old travelling to a Swiss clinic.