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#Life Support

# life-support - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Life support resumes for man in controversial case after court reverses earlier decision

Vincent Lambert is at the centre of a hugely controversial court case.

# life-support - Monday 29 April, 2019

Boyz N the Hood director John Singleton dies age 51

Singleton (51) directed Boyz n the Hood as a 22-year-old fresh out of film school.

# life-support - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Parents of terminally ill Alfie Evans lose appeal against ruling preventing them from going to Rome

Toddler Evans had his ventilator support removed late on Monday.

# life-support - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Mother charged with assault of daughter (3) who died this week

The woman’s daughter, Zoe Cannon, died after her life support machine was switched off earlier this week.

# life-support - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Doctor who treated Charlie Gard says the baby's life became 'a soap opera'

“I loved this child to bits. But it got to the point where there was nothing more we could do.”

# life-support - Thursday 13 July, 2017

In 2014, a case similar to Charlie Gard's came before the Irish High Court

The case centred on whether or not a baby who had a rare genetic condition should receive CPR or ventilation if their condition deteriorated.

# life-support - Thursday 29 June, 2017

'We're spending our last precious hours with him': Baby's life support to be switched off

Charlie Gard’s parents have said they are “utterly heartbroken”.

# life-support - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Hospital in 'no rush' to turn off baby's life support machine after parents lose appeal

Charlie Gard’s parents have described the court ruling as “upsetting”.

# life-support - Thursday 24 December, 2015

'Brain dead' man wakes up after father's stand-off with doctors who wanted to switch off life support

During the three-hour stand-off with police, George Pickering’s son squeezed his father’s hand on command.

# life-support - Monday 23 February, 2015

17-year-old questioned for third time over death of Oisin McGrath (13)

A police file will now be sent to prosecutors for assessment.

# life-support - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Court told 'right to life of unborn' greater than 'right to dignity in death'

A ruling in the case of the pregnant woman who has been declared clinically dead will be made on 26 December.

# life-support - Sunday 31 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Comedians are tweeting prayers for Joan Rivers amid 'life support' reports Treasure

Comedians are tweeting prayers for Joan Rivers amid 'life support' reports

There has been an outpouring of well-wishes on Twitter.

# life-support - Friday 21 March, 2014

Bank borrowing from ECB at lowest level since guarantee

Health of Irish system appears to be on the up as calls for support from Frankfurt slide

# life-support - Thursday 16 January, 2014

Column: Tragic case of newborn boy highlights unmarried fathers' lack of rights

A Dublin hospital has secured a court order to withdraw life-support from a severely brain-damaged baby whose his young mother died after delivery. As the child’s parents were unmarried, the father was not deemed the legal guardian.

# life-support - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Vital organs of former Israeli PM Ariel Sharon are failing says Tel Aviv hospital

Sharon has been in a coma for nearly eight years but his condition worsened yesterday.

# life-support - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Life support extended for US girl after routine operation goes wrong

Thirteen-year-old Jahi McMath reacted unexpectedly after routine tonsil surgery and was declared brain dead a few days later.

# life-support - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Irishman in critical condition after assault in Australia

23-year-old Tom Keaney from Galway sustained a head injury in the assault which took place almost two weeks ago.

# life-support - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Doctors advised family to turn off Nelson Mandela's life support

The advice is contained in legal documents dated 26 June.

# life-support - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Reports: Nelson Mandela 'on life support'

The former President of South Africa was admitted to hospital due to recurring lung problems.

# life-support - Monday 14 May, 2012

Sixth child dies after UK house fire tragedy

Duwayne Philpott, whose five siblings died on Friday, lost his fight for life at Birmingham Children’s Hospital overnight.