Dignitas

Teacher Commits Suicide Fearing 'We Are Becoming Robots"

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK

A retired art teacher committed assisted-suicide because she could not adapt to the pace of change in modern life, saying she feared we are all "becom...

Things the Future Will Hate Us For: #1

Ben Gwalchmai | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK
Ben Gwalchmai

We know we're on the cusp. As a species, we almost always are. But in the beginning of the 21st century - as everyone's favourite ex-rocker scient...

Woman Arrested Over Dignitas Suspicions

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.08.2013 | UK

A woman and her son have been arrested after police suspected they were planning to take her husband to a Swiss clinic to kill himself. The 65-year...

Is it Possible to Get a Healthier View of Death?

Tony Lobl | Posted 29.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Tony Lobl

Have you popped into your local, neighbourhood Death Café recently? No, it's not a new franchise with baristas offering to add a dash of arsenic to your daily caffeine spike. Nor is it a high street variation on Dignitas where you can enjoy an espresso with your euthanasia.

Euthanasia and the Death Penalty: a Dilemma

Andre Langlois | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Andre Langlois

My dilemma is that the same argument can be made against state-assisted dying and the death penalty.

'I'd Rather Take A Pill And End Things' Says BBC's Simpson

PA | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK

BBC journalist John Simpson has said he would rather commit suicide than "live in misery" in old age. The 67-year-old, who moved in with a pensione...

Doctors Could Help Terminal Patients To Die

PA | Posted 05.01.2012 | UK

Doctors could be given the right to be able to help terminally-ill people to die, a report proposed on Thursday. Adults who are likely to have less...

Woman Who Sought Assisted Suicide 'Treated Worse Than A Dog'

PA | Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

The UK would not treat a dog as badly as it treated a woman who was forced to spend her final hours away from home after travelling to Switzerland to ...

COWARDS: Dignitas Woman Hits Out At Politicians

PA | Posted 08.12.2011 | UK Politics

A British woman who travelled to Switzerland to die has condemned the "cowardice of politicians" which forced her to spend her last hours away from ho...