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Julian Assange: 'sweet' victory soured by British and Swedish rejection

theguardian.com — A UN panel may have found that Julian Assange is subject to "arbitrary detention" and called for him to be allowed to walk free, but the WikiLeaks founder still remains exactly where he has been for the past 44 months - inside Ecuador's London embassy and locked in a three-nation war of words.
Feb 05, 2016

RT @guardian: Julian Assange: 'sweet' victory soured by British and Swedish rejection trib.al/gulAIMm

Feb 05, 2016

Absurd that a man fleeing from trial for serious sexual offence could get compensation - Assange tinyurl.com/jvf8vcy

Feb 06, 2016

Assange's 'sweet' victory soured by British and Swedish rejection - the full story of a mad 48 hours gu.com/p/4gfxa/stw

Feb 06, 2016

Julian Assange: 'sweet' victory soured by British and Swedish rejection gu.com/p/4gfxa/stw

Feb 06, 2016

RT @jessicaelgot: Assange's 'sweet' victory soured by British and Swedish rejection - the full story of a mad 48 hours gu.com/p/4gfxa/stw

Julian Assange accuses UK minister of insulting UN after detention finding

theguardian.com — Julian Assange has accused Britain's foreign secretary, Philip Hammond, of insulting the United Nations in his response to a panel finding that Assange's circumstances amount to "arbitrary detention". Hammond called the panel's finding "ridiculous" and said the Wikileaks founder was a "fugitive from justice".
Feb 05, 2016

Julian Assange accuses UK minister of insulting UN after detention finding gu.com/p/4gegt?CMP=Sh…

Feb 05, 2016

Julian Assange accuses UK minister of insulting UN after detention finding gu.com/p/4gegt/stw

Feb 07, 2016

Julian Assange accuses UK minister of insulting UN after detention finding gu.com/p/4gegt/stw

Assange demands UK and Sweden lift arrest threat so he can leave Ecuadorian embassy

theguardian.com — Julian Assange will demand on Friday that Sweden and the UK lift any threat of arrest to allow him to walk free from Ecuador's embassy in London, after a United Nations panel found that his three-and-a-half year confinement at the embassy in London amounted to "arbitrary detention".
Feb 05, 2016

Oh for heaven's sake, he can walk free, he's there out of choice. and then he can be arrested for skipping bail gu.com/p/4gevx/stw

Feb 05, 2016

Assange demands UK and Sweden lift arrest threat so he can leave Ecuadorian embassy gu.com/p/4gevx/stw

Feb 05, 2016

Assange demands UK and Sweden lift arrest threat so he can leave Ecuadorian embassy gu.com/p/4gevx/stw

'We had 350 beds for old people. Now we have 15 beds things are better'

theguardian.com — In December, after her third fall in a few months, Doris Carpenter was admitted to Rochdale infirmary. Carpenter is 84 and lives alone, but she is increasingly unsteady on her feet, and if she falls, she hasn't the strength to get up again.

Johanna Konta: how JoKo became the new star of British tennis

theguardian.com — "Who could expect Johanna Konta to be in the semi-finals [of the Australian Open]?" Martina Navratilova asked this week. Who indeed? As recently as last summer, Konta was grinding out the life of many British tennis hopefuls before her, slogging her way through the less glamorous reaches of the women's tour and only just scraping into the ranks of the world's top 150 players.

Johanna Konta could become one of the best in the world, says former coach

theguardian.com — Britain's breakout tennis star Johanna Konta has the ability to become one of the top female players in the world, her former coach has said ahead of her historic appearance in the Australian Open semi-final.

Johanna Konta: from world No 146 to grand slam quarter-finalist

theguardian.com — Seven months ago she was ranked 146th in the world, a solid if unspectacular player on the lowlier ranks of women's tennis who had a reputation for occasionally crumbling under pressure.

'We have lost a friend': tributes pour in to explorer Henry Worsley

theguardian.com — "My journey is at an end," the British explorer, Henry Worsley, said in an emotional dispatch to his website on Friday. "I have run out of time and endurance [through] a simple, sheer inability to slide one ski in front of the other."

Charlotte Rampling finds herself outnumbered in Oscars diversity row

theguardian.com — First the actor Jada Pinkett-Smith said she wouldn't be going in protest. Then director Spike Lee announced he would also be staying away. They were followed by a chorus line of actors and entertainers, all expressing dismay that for the second successive year, the Oscars Academy had failed to nominate a single non-white actor.

Widow of Litvinenko calls for further sanctions against Russia

theguardian.com — The widow of Alexander Litvinenko has called for all Russian intelligence agents to be thrown out of the UK and for further economic sanctions against Moscow, after a public inquiry found that Vladimir Putin and his top spy chief had "probably approved" her husband's murder.
Jan 21, 2016

Marina Litvinenko calls for Russian spies to be thrown out of UK and for further sanctions against Moscow - my story gu.com/p/4g323/stw

Jan 21, 2016

RT @lukeharding1968: Marina Litvinenko calls for Russian spies to be thrown out of UK and for further sanctions against Moscow - my story gu.com/p/4g323/stw

Jan 21, 2016

Widow of Litvinenko calls for further sanctions against Russia: Marina Litvinenko writes to David Cameron afte... bit.ly/1lAu7MQ

Jan 22, 2016

RT @lukeharding1968: Marina Litvinenko calls for Russian spies to be thrown out of UK and for further sanctions against Moscow - my story gu.com/p/4g323/stw

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Feb 05, 2016

RT @davidschneider: Osborne: "If only there was some explanation for why bed-blocking is costing the NHS £900m" *makes more cuts to social care*

Feb 05, 2016

Farewell and good luck to Paul Cheston, Standard's legendary court reporter and all-round lovely bloke pressgazette.co.uk/paul-cheston-l…

Feb 05, 2016

Assange appears by videolink. The UN finding is a 'vindication', he says. pic.twitter.com/GSOJf86Z4w

Feb 05, 2016

RT @jessicaelgot: Hundreds of press here outside Ecuadorian embassy from across the world, hoping for a peek of Assange pic.twitter.com/M5KSaJNLWQ

Feb 05, 2016

#Assange expected to appear by video link at 12pm press conference. This is the scene with an hour to go.. pic.twitter.com/BeuANslal5

Feb 05, 2016

UK: "deeply frustrated that this unacceptable situation is still continuing. Ecuador must engage with Sweden to bring it to an end" #Assange

Feb 05, 2016

Sweden: "Mr #Assange is free to leave the Embassy at at any point. Thus, he is not being deprived of his liberty"

Feb 05, 2016

UK Foreign Office "completely rejects" that #Assange is a victim of arbitrary detention Live updates here theguardian.com/media/live/201…

Feb 05, 2016

UN considers #assange panel findings legally binding b/c based on int'l human rights law. We'll see if govts agree ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/…

Feb 05, 2016

UN panel calls for release and compensation of #Assange. But Swedish and British govts indicated yday they reject findings


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