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Tony Nicklinson loses High Court right-to-die case

16 August 2012 Last updated at 14:36 BST

A man paralysed from the neck down has lost his High Court case to allow doctors to end his life without fear of prosecution.

Tony Nicklinson, 58, from Melksham, Wiltshire, communicates by blinking and has described his life as a "living nightmare" since a stroke in 2005.

Mr Nicklinson and his wife said they would be appealing against the decision.