File photo dated 25/11/14 of Julian Assange on the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy in London
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How many teachers does it cost to police Assange? - in 45 seconds

The UK government has spent about £10m providing a 24-hour guard at the Ecuadorean embassy in London since Wikileaks founder Julian Assange claimed asylum there in 2012.

BBC News takes a look at what else the British government could have paid for with that money - and where else Mr Assange could have stayed.

Video produced by Mohamed Madi

  • 06 Feb 2015
  • From the section UK