‘These circumstances are unlike any party you have attended before’: Terminally-ill woman holds two-day celebration with closest friends before ending her own life

In early July, Betsy Davis invited her friends and family to celebrate her life. As the weekend drew to a close, the 41-year-old artist said goodbye, took pictures and then left -- left to a canopy bed on a hillside, where she took a combination of morphine, pentobarbital and chloral hydrate prescribed by her doctor. Davis became one of the first Californians to take a lethal dose of drugs under the state's new doctor-assisted suicide law for the terminally ill. Her doctor-assisted suicide opens a quandary of moral issues and heated debate whether what she did was right or wrong.

The moving images of the road to Olympic golden glory: US swimmer Ryan Held overcome by emotions as Team USA win 4x100m relay

The 21-year-old from Springfield, Illinois, broke down in tears as the Star-Spangled Banner played out in the stadium in Rio last night after the USA team secured gold, beating out France and Australia. Michael Phelps helped console the swimmer and it saw Phelps, himself, secure his 19th Olympic gold medal. Held instantly became social media's new fixation, with women across the world swooning