David James: Family"s fury after hospital wins legal battle to let grandfather, 69, die if illness deteriorates

They've sentenced Dad to death: Family's fury after hospital wins legal battle to let grandfather, 69, die if illness deterioratesDavid James, 69, contracted pneumonia during a hospital visit and has been bedridden sinceHis wife May and daughter Julie lost landmark High Court battle last week Local hospital have been allowed to put the retired musician on the Liverpool Care Pathway if his health deteriorates | UPDATED: 10:40 GMT, 29 December 2012 'Smashing': David James's standard comment on his health may not last long Last night, as she has done every night for the past eight months, May James visited her husband in hospital and asked him how he was. Despite the fact he breathes via a ventilator and, since undergoing a tracheotomy (the surgical opening of an airway in the neck), can speak only in a whisper or mouth the words, his response was typically cheery

Boy, 14, dies in scorching 118f heat on Australian outback trek with his father

Boy, 14, dies in scorching 118f heat on Australian outback trek with his fatherEwan Williamson collapsed in Western Australia while out hiking with his fatherPair were found in a creek and Ewan was airlifted to hospital but the boy died soon after Friends, relatives and community 'devastated' by his death PUBLISHED: 01:59 GMT, 24 December 2012 | UPDATED: 02:00 GMT, 24 December 2012 Tragic: Ewan Williamson from Largs, North Ayrshire, Scotland, was visiting his father in Australia Tearful tributes were paid yesterday to a 14-year-old Scottish schoolboy who died in scorching heat on a trek in the Australian outback. Ewan Williamson collapsed in temperatures of 118f (48c) in the Cape Range National Park during the walk with his father Gordon, 49, on Friday. Mr Williamson called the emergency services but the teenager, from Largs, Ayrshire, could not be revived