Marriage ban on under-18s to end ordeal of child brides

But campaigners claim this enables sexual abuse with young women forced to wed against their will. Former Chancellor Sajid Javid is introducing a private member’s bill next week that will make it illegal for anyone to marry below the age of 18.

'Right to die' campaigner has painless death aged 71

The retired lecturer and grandfather could only move his head, neck and right hand after being diagnosed with motor neurone disease six years ago. Mr Conway took his case for assisted dying to the Supreme Court but lost an appeal in 2018.