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From TheJournal.ie Life support resumes for man in controversial case after court reverses earlier decision Vincent Lambert

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.

From TheJournal.ie Boyz N the Hood director John Singleton dies age 51 Boyz N The Hood

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.

From TheJournal.ie Parents of terminally ill Alfie Evans lose appeal against ruling preventing them from going to Rome Legal Challenge

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.

From TheJournal.ie Mother charged with assault of daughter (3) who died this week Aubrey Grove

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.

From TheJournal.ie Doctor who treated Charlie Gard says the baby's life became 'a soap opera' Rare Disease

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.”

From TheJournal.ie In 2014, a case similar to Charlie Gard's came before the Irish High Court Life Support

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're spending our last precious hours with him': Baby's life support to be switched off Charlie Gard

'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”.

From TheJournal.ie Hospital in 'no rush' to turn off baby's life support machine after parents lose appeal Charlie Gard

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”.

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

'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.

From TheJournal.ie 17-year-old questioned for third time over death of Oisin McGrath (13) Schoolyard

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Court told 'right to life of unborn' greater than 'right to dignity in death' 8th Amendment

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.

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Bank borrowing from ECB at lowest level since guarantee Life Support

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: Tragic case of newborn boy highlights unmarried fathers' lack of rights Childbirth

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.

From TheJournal.ie Vital organs of former Israeli PM Ariel Sharon are failing says Tel Aviv hospital Ariel Sharon

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.

From TheJournal.ie Life support extended for US girl after routine operation goes wrong Tragedy

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.

From TheJournal.ie Irishman in critical condition after assault in Australia Perth

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.

From TheJournal.ie Doctors advised family to turn off Nelson Mandela's life support Madiba

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

The advice is contained in legal documents dated 26 June.

From TheJournal.ie Reports: Nelson Mandela 'on life support' South Africa

Reports: Nelson Mandela 'on life support'

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

From TheJournal.ie Sixth child dies after UK house fire tragedy Tragic

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.