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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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'I have to go and see my son,' says Ashya's father

Ashya King's father has thanked those that worked to ensure the release of him and his wife from prison this evening.

Brett King told reporters outside Soto del Real prison near Madrid he had not known the extent of the public support as they had been unable to watch television in prison.

"I have to go and see my son," he then said before getting into a car.

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