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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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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