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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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Council leader urges CPS to reunite Ashya with family

Donna Jones, the leader of Portsmouth City Council, the authority which began legal action after Ashya King was removed from hospital without his doctors' consent, has urged the Crown Prosecution Service "to urgently review the case" and "remove any extradition proceedings, so the family can be reunited with their five-year-old son".

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