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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: 'It might take time' to bring Kings back to UK

A senior officer with Hampshire Police says it "might take a bit of time" before the King family return to the UK after they travelled to Spain with five-year-old Ashya.

A group of officers will travel to the Spanish city of Malaga to speak to Brett and Naghemeh King about why they took their son from a hospital in Southampton.

Assistant Chief Constable Chris Shead said the Kings could return to the UK "reasonably quickly" but past experience "suggests it might take a bit of time".

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