6 December 2001

Life before death

Diane Pretty has taken her appeal for the 'right to die' from the UK House of Lords to the European Court of Human Rights - but wouldn't it be better to keep the taboo surrounding suicide?

29 August 2001

A matter of life and death

Those who favour abortion rights should oppose the legalisation of assisted suicide.

23 May 2001

Suffocating hope

What does the sympathetic reaction to a father's 'mercy killing' of his depressed daughter say about our attitude to life?

When Holland passed a law in December 2000 that would allow it to legalise voluntary euthanasia, many greeted this as a welcome 10 April 2001

Voluntary euthanasia: a deadbeat solution?

Suicide is painless...for whom?