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Fear-of-flying boy returns home under hypnosis

8 October 2013 Last updated at 20:33 BST

A schoolboy who was trapped in the United Arab Emirates for 15 months due to a fear of flying has arrived home after being hypnotised.

Joe Thompson, 12, and his parents were due back in Weston-super-Mare in July 2012, but a severe panic attack meant he was unable to get on the plane.

Laura Jones reports.