Alfie Evans: parents' legal battle to keep son on life support
Alfie Evans: parents' legal battle to keep son on life support
Image Credit Facebook
17 April, 2018, 16:14
The parents of a boy at the centre of a life-support treatment battle are to launch another legal challenge.
Alfie's father Tom Evans speaks outside Alder Hey hospital.
The plea comes after police received reports members of the 250,000-strong Facebook group Alfie's Army were verbally abusing and intimidating medics.
Tom Evans, 21, and Kate James, 20, will ask court of appeal judges on Monday to allow their 23-month-old son, Alfie Evans, to continue to receive treatment.
Judges have heard how Alfie, born in May 2016, is in a "semi-vegetative state" and has a degenerative neurological condition that doctors have been unable to diagnose definitively.
Yesterday afternoon, appeal judges Lord Justice Davis, Lady Justice King and Lord Justice Moylan upheld a ruling by high court judge Justice Hayden, who endorsed a detailed plan put forward by Alder Hey doctors for withdrawing life-support treatment.
Barrister Paul Diamond said the couple might make a further appeal to the Supreme Court.
'We just wanted to take our son to give him the chance he deserves'.
Alder Hey said noise from protesters outside the hospital on Sunday night had disturbed other young patients.
Garth Crooks' team of the week includes three Chelsea players following our 3-2 victory over Southampton on Saturday afternoon. Eden Hazard equalised from close range before Giroud fired in a low shot to give Chelsea the points.
The professor was arrested on Monday, after the police barged into her locked house at Aruppukottai in Virudhunagar district. The incident came to light after an audio clip of the lady professor went viral on social media networking sites.
His death came just half-an-hour before a woman in her 30s was stabbed to death in Brixton, South West London , just after 6.30pm. A man in his 20s has been arrested over the death and remains in custody. 'The victim and the suspect are known to each other'.
Notting Hill and Love Actually's Richard Curtis will reportedly write the movie, while Trainspotting's Danny Boyle will direct. The plot will be built around a street musician who discovers that he is the only one in the world remembers the Beatles song.
The first FIR pertains to the alleged rape of the girl in which Sengar and Shashi Singh have been named as accused. After a massive public outrage over the inaction of the UP police, the case was handed over to the CBI on April 12.
He calls his class "Bonnerville" because he creates a different world in his class centered around his young students. Their union says the average Colorado teacher is paying about $650 per out of their own pockets on students' needs.
Trump's campaign has also spent about $150,000 at Trump businesses, including the legal fees, per the FEC report. But legal fees weren't the only big expense: About $650,000 went toward campaign gear such as hats and mugs.
West Brom caretaker Darren Moore vowed to keep battling relegation after grabbing an unlikely survival lifeline at Old Trafford. Manchester City bagged the Premier League for the fifth time in history as they previously won it in 1937, 1968, 2012 and 2014.
The Finance Ministry said in a statement: "There has been unusual spurt in currency demand in the country in last three months". Soon after reports of cash-crunch across the country, Jaitley tweeted , "Have reviewed the currency situation in the country".
They issued a "buy" rating and a $235.00 target price for the company. (NASDAQ: AAPL ) on Friday , February 2 with "Buy" rating. The rating was maintained by Bank of America on Thursday, January 19 with "Buy". (NYSE:POST) was bought by VITALE ROBERT V.
Imam, Inzamam's nephew, in line for Test debut
The decision to snub Alam has been widely criticised as he has been one of the most consistent performers on the domestic circuit. Training camp of Pakistan cricket team for the Ireland and England tour will start at Gaddafi stadium Lahore on Wednesday.
Predators Leave Nashville, Head To Denver For Games 3 & 4
Nashville must be wary of Colorado , especially since the latter has scored the first goal in each game of the series. The Sharks also are halfway to their first playoff series victory over Anaheim, their longtime downstate rivals.
Goldman Sachs delivers huge earnings beat on trading bonanza
The logo of Goldman Sachs is displayed in their office located in Sydney, Australia, May 18, 2016. (NYSE:GS) for 925 shares. The investment managers in our database now hold: 2.16 million shares, down from 3.66 million shares in 2017Q3. (NYSE:GS).
Harper breaks bat, muscles out 406-foot HR
According to MLB's website , the swing propelled the ball 406 feet, with an exit velocity of 99 miles per hour . In Milwaukee, Billy Hamilton drove in three runs to help Cincinnati end an eight-game losing streak.
Victims identified in Coshocton County plane crash
The emergency communication center was flooded with calls from people who heard an explosion just before 9 p.m. The accident happened off Highway 211 near Potranco Road near the Bexar-Medina County line on the west side.
Wheeling PD investigates report of armed robbery
Two men and a woman face charges and a fourth suspect remains on the loose following a robbery at knife point earlier this month. Police are still investigating both incidents and hope to identify the men who accompanied Gonzales.
PM Modi reaches Sweden, will attend India-Nordic Summit
Modi's hectic day of meetings began with his reception by His Majesty the King, with Crown Princess Victoria present, at 1p.m. While returning from Britain on April 20, he will stop over in Germany where he will a meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Scientists Create Enzyme That Eats Plastic Bottles
Now the researchers are trying to improve the new enzyme so they can put it to work eating up all the plastic out there. The research team can now apply the tools of protein engineering and evolution to continue to improve it.
Man charged with rape, sexual assault in Ambler
Sonoma County sheriff's detectives are seeking help in solving a sexual assault, beating and robbery of a San Francisco woman. Likewise, little was released about the suspects, but the victim said they spoke a language she did not understand.