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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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Police: Five-year-old Ashya King found alive in Spain

Five-year-old Ashya King, who was taken from a Southampton hospital without doctors' consent, has been found alive in Spain, Hampshire Constabulary have said.

Five-year-old Ashya King has been found, police say. Credit: Hampshire Constabulary

On its Facebook page, the force said: "Ashya has been found. He is in Spain with his mum and dad. Police are speaking to his mum and dad and we are waiting to hear on Ashya's condition."

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