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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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Hospital says Ashya King 'had a very good night'

Five-year-old Ashya King "had a very good night" in a Spanish hospital last night, hospital staff told ITV News.

Ashya was "stable" and his mother Naghemeh was by his bedside all night, they said.

Ashya King with his parents at a hospital in Malaga. Credit: King family.

His parents meet with his doctors everyday and they are expected to do so again today.

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