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Ashya King's parents have been released from prison. This morning they gave a press conference, describing their fears for their son.

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Parents of missing Ashya King detained by police in Spain

Ashya King's family took him from Southampton General Hospital on Thursday afternoon and travelled on a ferry to France some two hours later.

Assistant Chief Constable Chris Shead of Hampshire Constabulary said the boy's parents Brett King, 51, and Naghemeh King, 45, had been arrested at 10pm local time after Spanish police stopped the family's vehicle.

"We don't have many details on Ashya's condition at this point in time but what we do know is that he was showing no visible signs of distress," Mr Shead said.

"Ashya has now been taken to a hospital in Malaga. The parents have been arrested. They have been taken to a police station."

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