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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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Ashya's parents arrested by Spanish police

The parents of five-year-old Ashya King have been arrested by Spanish police and taken to a police station, Hampshire Constabulary have announced.

Speaking to reporters, Assistant Chief Constable Chris Shead said: " The parents have been arrested, they've been taken to a police station, there are no winners in this situation."

"I've said all along that this must be a terribly distressing time for Ashya's family and I stand by that now," he added.

ITV News Correspondent Sejal Karia has been following developments.

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