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Cruel NHS has not given us the treatment we need’, says father of five-year-old Ashya King

This is an update video on the progress of Ashya, he was taken away by police around 1 hour ago at 20:30 on the 30th of August.

The parents of Ashya King, the five-year-old boy who was taken out of hospital against doctors’ orders, have been arrested after they were found with their son in Spain.

Hampshire Police said King and his parents were pulled over in their family car by Malaga police at 9pm UK time on Saturday.

Police said the young boy, who has a brain tumour and requires extensive medical care, showed “no visible signs of distress” and has been taken to hospital.

Assistant Chief Constable Chris Shead of Hampshire Constabulary said Ashya’s parents, Brett King, 51, and Naghemeh King, 45, were in custody after being arrested on a European arrest warrant. Police have 72 hours to question the pair before handing them over to a judge, who will then initiate extradition proceedures.’

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