State to open its case in Marie Fleming’s right to die appeal

first_img Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released News Google+ PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Twitter Google+ Facebook Facebook Pinterest WhatsApp Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme By News Highland – February 27, 2013 center_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR The State is expected to open its case this afternoon in Marie Fleming’s right to die appeal.The three-day hearing began yesterday before seven judges of the Supreme Court.The 59-year-old Donegal native is in the terminal stages of multiple sclerosis.Marie Fleming is looking for a relaxation on the outright ban on assisted suicide.Lawyers for the former UCD lecturer say she’s lost control of her body and is entitled to a dignified death at a time and in a manner of her choosing.It’s not about a right to be killed they argue- while she needs assistance the 59 year old will take the decisive step.She will self administer gas through a face mask or an injection by shaking her head or through a blowing action.Her legal team say the High Court got it wrong in finding that a limited relaxation on the ban on assisted suicide would  increase the risk of persons being unlawfully killed.Later today, the State lawyers will give their response to these arguments while the court will also hear submissions from Irish Human Rights Commission. Twitter Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers State to open its case in Marie Fleming’s right to die appeal Previous articleStrabane outdoor ‘comfort drinkers’ burning household wasteNext articleAgreement reached in Europe to ban fish discards News Highland Pinterest WhatsApplast_img read more

‘Germany needs Ozil’ – Wenger hopes for U-turn

first_imgFormer Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger hopes Mesut Ozil can be convinced to return to the Germany team after his retirement following the World Cup.Ozil cited the “treatment he received from the DFB” in his statement following the tournament, in which Germany flopped.Joachim Low’s team were unable to qualify from their group, and suffered humiliating defeats to Mexico and South Korea in Russia. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Man Utd ready to spend big on Sancho and Haaland in January Who is Marcus Thuram? Lilian’s son who is top of the Bundesliga with Borussia Monchengladbach Brazil, beware! Messi and Argentina out for revenge after Copa controversy Best player in MLS? Zlatan wasn’t even the best player in LA! Their poor form has only continued after the Russian showpiece, losing to both the Netherlands – who did not qualify for the World Cup – and world champions France in the UEFA Nations League this month.Wenger managed Ozil between 2013 and 2018 at Arsenal, and insists that the Germany national team miss the playmaker.”I think Germany needs Ozil and I hope Low can convince him to come back,” Wenger told Sport Bild.”Ozil is a super football player and was not the worst at the World Cup.”I did not love it that he withdrew from the Germany team [because] the Germans respect what he achieved.”A small bit of motivation disappears when you know that you don’t have to be ready for a World Cup, a European Championship.”I love it when the players are as good as possible. He loses a bit if he does not play at an international level.”Ozil has made six Premier League appearances for Arsenal so far this season, scoring twice.Germany are next in action in November, facing Russia in a friendly and the Netherlands in the Nations League, with Low’s side in danger of being relegated from their group.last_img read more