The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard have dropped their bid to send him to the US for experimental treatment. They withdrew their appeal during a London High Court hearing, signalling the end of a legal saga that had stretched for months.
A British baby who had become the subject of an intense legal battle has died in a hospice. His case drew international attention and made the hospital treating him the object of violent threats.
A judge at the High Court in London is hearing new evidence before ruling on whether a critically ill child should be sent for treatment to the US or be taken off life support. The case has drawn world attention.
The case of 11-month-old Charlie Gard, who suffers from a rare genetic disease, has raised questions over who should decide on his treatment. His parents have watched courts in the UK and Europe deny their wishes.
Following tense NATO talks in Brussels, Donald Trump has arrived in Brexit-roiled Britain for his first visit as the US president. Thousands are planning to receive him with an oversize balloon with undersize hands.
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