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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 parents could be reunited with son in Malaga

The parents of five-year-old brain tumour patient Ashya King could be reunited with their son in a Malaga hospital after it was revealed that Spain's state prosecutor will request the couple's release on bail.

The prosecutor's request will have to approved by the judge, although usually in such cases in Spain the state prosecutor's opinion is upheld. The judge is due to make a decision on whether to release the parents on Wednesday.

The prosecutor will also recommend that the parents check in with police on a weekly basis while their UK extradition order is in play.

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