BBC News | Euthanasia | Fact Files
Five fact files cover everything from the basics to the future. Select one from the drop down menu to find out more.
euthanasia: an overview understanding the issues
A round-up of the central issues in the euthanasia debate
The essential issues
The euthanasia debate often turns on definitions - BBC News Online explains the terms used
A euthanasia glossary
euthanasia and the law
An overview of how UK and European law views euthanasia
The legal position