assisted dying

A Spectator debate: should euthanasia be legalised? Douglas Murray vs Sam Leith

20 April 2019 9:00 am

Four years ago, the Assisted Dying Bill was overwhelmingly defeated in parliament. The euthanasia debate hasn’t disappeared, however. One recent…

At death’s door

8 July 2017 9:00 am

It is a sunny Saturday afternoon in Covent Garden and we are all learning how to kill ourselves. The venue…

Letters: In defence of firefighters; Shipman and assisted dying; Lord Chatterley’s useless gamekeeper

19 September 2015 8:00 am

What firefighters do Sir: Leo McKinstry’s vicious, misleading article ‘Out of the ashes’ (12 September) shows that he has no…

Some day soon we’ll all accept that useless lives should be ended

19 September 2015 8:00 am

Throughout the short life of the Assisted Dying Bill which failed last week in the Commons, the ‘faith community’ (a…

Why I’m sick of slippery-slope arguments

19 September 2015 8:00 am

Good laws and valuable scientific discoveries are being blocked with the laziest argument in the book

Charles Moore’s Notes: Mr Cameron swings wildly between toughness and compassion

12 September 2015 9:00 am

Presumably Britain has some sort of policy on immigration, asylum and refugees, but instead of struggling to understand it, you…

A licence to kill - the slippery slope of 'assisted dying'

29 August 2015 9:00 am

If you don’t think legalising ‘assisted dying’ is a slippery slope, you haven’t been paying attention

The Spectator's Notes: this is the worst reshuffle since 1989

19 July 2014 9:00 am

This must be the worst reshuffle since Mrs Thatcher demoted Geoffrey Howe in 1989. Unlike that one, its errors are…

I am ready to talk about my death. Is anyone else?

10 May 2014 9:00 am

I am ready to talk about my death. Is anyone else?

Letters: Cyclists reply to Rod Liddle, and an MP replies to Hugo Rifkind

16 November 2013 9:00 am

Rod rage Sir: Like most cyclists, who also own a car and pay road tax, I enjoy a pedal along…