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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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Danny King: 'Now we just want Ashya to get better'

Ashya King's older brother Danny has said he is "thrilled" that his parents have been reunited with their son.

Ashya's older brother Danny King. Credit: ITV News

I am thrilled. I just want to thank everyone for helping this become a reality. Now I just want to get some rest and help Ashya get better.

– Ashya's older brother Danny King.

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