A couple who want to take their sick baby son to the US for treatment are waiting for a ruling on the latest stage of a legal battle after asking Court of Appeal judges not to take away the “only remaining hope”.

Chris Gard and Connie Yates want nine-month-old Charlie Gard, who suffers from a rare genetic condition and has brain damage, to undergo a therapy trial.Specialists at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London, where Charlie is being cared for, are against any attempt at therapy in the USA and say life-support treatment should stop.

Last month, a High Court judge ruled against a trip to America and in favour of Great Ormond Street doctors.

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