Julian Assange's lawyer Mark Stephens
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Wikileaks founder Assange bailed, but release delayed

The founder of whistle-blowing website Wikileaks, Julian Assange, has been granted bail in London on conditions including cash guarantees of £240,000.

But he will remain in prison pending an appeal against the bail decision lodged by Swedish prosecutors.

Mr Assange is fighting extradition to Sweden, where he is accused of sexually assaulting two women earlier this year, claims which he denies.

Tom Symonds reports.

  • 14 Dec 2010
  • From the section UK