British parent Brett leaves Soto del Real Prision in Madrid on 2014 following a Spanish court order for the immediate release of the couple after British prosecutors withdrew their extradition order
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Ashya King's parents freed from Spanish prison

Ashya King's parents have been freed from a Spanish prison, after three nights in custody.

Brett and Naghemeh King were detained after taking five-year-old Ashya, who has a brain tumour, from a Southampton hospital against medical advice.

On Tuesday UK prosecutors withdrew a European arrest warrant, stating that they were happy any risk to Ashya's life "was not as great or immediate as... originally thought".

Jon Kay reports.

  • 02 Sep 2014
  • From the section UK
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