Charlie Gard has died.


Born a “perfectly healthy” baby on 4 August last year, Charlie’s later fight against terminal illness generated headlines around the world.

His parents’ legal bid to take their son abroad for experimental treatment attracted the support of both the Pope and US President Donald Trump.

But, with UK courts consistently agreeing with Charlie’s doctors that keeping him on life support was not in the baby’s best interests, his mother and father ended their high-profile legal battle on 24 July.

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