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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'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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