Abortion approved for woman badly injured in attack
A woman who suffered brain damage after being attacked is expected to have an abortion soon after a judge in a specialist court gave doctors permission to terminate her pregnancy.
Mr Justice Baker ruled an abortion would be lawful because evidence showed the woman had not wanted to keep the baby.
He also said it would be lawful for medics to use "proportionate force" if necessary.
The judge made the ruling late on Friday after analysing the case at a public hearing in the Court of Protection - where issues relating to sick and vulnerable people are considered - in London.
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