A charity campaigning for the legalisation of euthanasia has argued that the UK is failing terminally ill people and their loved ones.

On Friday, David March was given a 12-month suspended sentence for helping his wife, who had suffered from multiple sclerosis, to die.

Dignity in Dying chief executive Deborah Annetts said a change in the law would have spared Mr March the responsibility of choosing between his conscience and the law.

Read the press release here