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Jersey Assembly votes for humane right to die law

Jersey’s States Assembly today approved a proposal to change the law on assisted dying for adult islanders with terminal or incurable conditions, who have a clear and settled wish to end their lives. Channel Islands Humanists, part of Humanists UK, which campaigns for a right to die for those with terminal or incurable illnesses, praised the debate… Read more »

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Brown continues calls for global progress

Gordon Brown will address an audience at the UN in New York later, pushing for progress on international development goals set by world leaders. The prime minister will stress the importance of honouring commitments made in 2000 to tackle extreme poverty, promote universal primary education and gender equality, cut child deaths and combat diseases. Mr… Read more »

Brown speaks of 'debt of thanks' to US
Bush praises talks with ‘principled Brown’

Gordon Brown has met with George Bush for talks designed to affirm and celebrate the shared partnership between the UK and US. The two leaders discussed Iraq, Darfur, Kosovo, world trade, climate change, Middle East and Afghanistan. With global analysts awaiting any sign of a policy shift from London, Mr Brown showed no signs of… Read more »