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NHS to fund Ashya King's treatment in Czech Republic

The NHS is to pay for five-year-old brain tumour patient Ashya King's proton beam therapy treatment in the Czech Republic.

His parents Brett and Naghemeh King sparked an international police hunt after they took their son out of Southampton General Hospital and travelled to Prague for the treatment which was not available for him on the NHS.

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Interpol issue global alert to find missing Ashya King

Interpol has issued a global alert to find missing five-year-old boy Ashya King.

Ashya was taken out of hospital in Southampton by his parents, who are then believed to have taken him to France.

ITV News correspondent Neil Connery tweeted:

Interpol said it had issued a "yellow notice" to all 190 member countries at the request of the UK authorities, and said all information coming in to its command centre in Lyon, France, was being treated as "high priority".

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