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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'Too soon to say' when Ashya will come home

Hampshire Police say it is not yet clear when five-year-old Ashya King might return to the UK from Spain, where he was found by police this evening.

The youngster, who was being treated for a brain tumour at a hospital in Southampton, is now receiving care in a Spanish hospital.

Assistant Chief Constable Chris Shead told reporters: "It's too soon to say when Ashya will come home, quite clearly that will depend on his medical conditoin, that really is a matter for the doctors, rest assured nobody is going to do anything that will endanger his medical condition."

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