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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Petition calling for release of Kings handed in at No 10

A petition that calls for Ashya King to be reunited with his family has been handed in at Downing Street.

Family campaigner Sanjay Ganatra and the Kings friend Ethan said the petition had 126,000 signatures and called for the instant release of the couple.

ITV News reporter Matt Price has tweeted:

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