Retired teacher, 95, tells family ‘laughter is medicine for the soul’ as she ends life at Dignitas

A 95-year-old woman cheerfully toasted her family at the Dignitas clinic in Switzerland before downing a glass of barbiturates during her assisted suicide. Isabel Higgins, a retired teacher from Woking, Surrey, reassured her daughter that ‘laughter is the best medicine’ as she burst into a fit of giggles 10 minutes before her death. She was … Read more