Ashya King to start proton therapy treatment plan in Prague

Five-year-old Ashya King is set to start a proton therapy treatment plan in the Czech Republic to help him beat brain cancer.

In a statement, the centre said the five-year-old had been fitted with a special treatment mask as well as undergoing a series of tests.

Brett and Naghmeh King removed Ashya from Southampton General Hospital on August 28 against doctors' advice, following a disagreement over his treatment.

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Police believe missing Ashya King may be in Spain

Police have received "positive information" that suggests the family of terminally ill Ashya King may now be in Spain.

Ashya King was taken from Southampton General Hospital yesterday afternoon. Credit: Hampshire Police

The family may be travelling to the Marbella area where they have strong links, Hampshire Police added.

The need to find Ashya is now desperate. It is really important that we find him and ensure he receives medical attention at the earliest opportunity.

We still don’t know whether the King family have any spare batteries for the machine which administers food, the knowledge, or any way of recharging the battery.

Without properly administered food Ashya’s situation is very serious.

– Hampshire Constabulary Assistant Chief Constable Chris Shead

Ashya's family took him from Southampton General Hospital at around 2pm on Thursday and travelled on a ferry to France some two hours later.

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