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Ashya King's parents 'afraid' to return to Britain

The parents of five-year-old brain cancer survivor Ashya King have said they want to return to the UK, but are afraid their son will be taken from them if they do.

The five-year-old's family have told of his "miracle" recovery, as the centre where he was treated declared him cancer-free, The Sun reported.

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Five year-old Ashya King 'declared cancer free'

Ashya King, the five-year-old boy who was the subject of an international manhunt when his parents took him out of the UK for cancer treatment, has been declared free of the disease, according to reports.

The five-year-old has completed proton therapy treatment in Prague. Credit: PA Wire

Brett and Naghmeh King told The Sun newspaper that their son's life was saved because he was given treatment not available for him on the NHS.

The Kings were arrested in Spain last year and held in prison after taking Ashya out of a hospital in Southampton against medical advice.

The five-year-old was eventually taken to Prague where he received treatment at the Proton Therapy Centre (PTC).

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