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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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New Ashya King hearing to take place on Monday

Another high court hearing is to take place in the UK on Monday in the hope that Ashya King's parents will be able to appear either in person or by video link, a judge has ruled.

ITV News producer Vincent McAviney reports from court in London:

Before the hearing, Brett King and wife Naghmeh will be expected to file a treatment plan for their son.

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