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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Ashya King's parents released from prison

Ashya King's parents have been pictured after their release from custody, and offered thanks to the public for their support.

Brett King (left) and his wife Naghmeh (centre) leaving Soto del Real. Credit: Reuters

The couple's lawyer earlier said they would speak about at a news conference in southern Spain - the region where Ashya is being treated - tomorrow.

The National Court in Madrid said in a statement that a judge had ordered the couple's immediate release.

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