Updated: Tuesday, 07 January 2014 04:10 | By Agence France-Presse

'Slight improvement' in Schumacher's condition

There has been a "slight improvement" in Michael Schumacher's condition, a source close to the Formula One legend said on Monday, eight days after a skiing accident left him with life-threatening injuries.

'Slight improvement' in Schumacher's condition

Mercedes driver Michael Schumacher of Germany smiles as he answers questions during a press conference in the Suzuka circuit on October 4, 2012 one day before the start of the Formula One Japanese Grand Prix

Schumacher remains critical, but doctors say there are small signs of improvement and his loved-ones hope he will pull through, said the source, who spoke on condition of anonymity.

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