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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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Lawyer: Ashya's parents right to fight extradition

A lawyer has told Good Morning Britain that the parents of Ashya King did the right thing to refuse extradition.

Karen Todner said that if the couple had accepted extradition they would have been detained in custody for 10 days before being returned to the UK.

She added that Brett and Naghmeh King have a good defence because the UK are attempting to extradite the pair on acts of cruelty.

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