U.S. extradition case against Assange next month postponed, London judge says
Monday, 27 April 2020 The second part of the U.S. extradition case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not go ahead as planned next month, a British judge decided on Monday, saying the coronavirus lockdown meant the hearings could not take place.
A lawyer said Friday that in 2017, she witnessed a former GOP congressman dangle a pardon from President Donald Trump before her client, Julian Assange. Jennifer Robinson's testimony was part of Assange's ongoing UK extradition trial. She said the congressman was then US Representative Dana Rohrabacher. Robinson explained that the pardon was in exchange for identifying the source of the leaked DNC documents distributed by WikiLeaks during the 2016 election.
[NFA] A lawyer for Julian Assange told a London court on Friday that she was present when an ally of U.S. President Donald Trump offered to arrange a pardon for the WikiLeaks founder in return for information that would "benefit President Trump politically." Conway G. Gittens has more.
The fiancée of Julian Assange, Stella Moris, arrives at the Old Bailey as the Wikileaks’ founder’s extradition hearing continues in central London. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Drums were beaten as crowds of protesters roared outside the Old Baileydemanding WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is freed ahead of his extraditionhearing. More than 100 protesters, many brandishing placards saying “don’textradite Assange”, and members of the media gathered outside the London courton Monday morning in support of Assange’s fight against extradition to theUnited States.
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Drinkers in England have faced the first evening of new measures aimed atpreventing the spread of coronavirus. From Thursday, all pubs, bars andrestaurants had to shut by 10pm – meaning time at the bar will be calledsomewhere around 9pm. Many people were not put off a midweek tipple or two bythe new restrictions on Thursday, with pub-goers still heading to Soho,central London.
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Robots that can kill the coronavirus with ultraviolet light have been brought in at one of London's biggest train stations, St Pancras International, as it tries to restore customer confidence in the safety of travel hubs.
As tougher restrictions on British bars and restaurants are brought in to try and curb virus infections, London venue owner Thomas Kidd says the move could lead to a sector full of 'zombie companies'. Ciara Lee reports
German tennis star Boris Becker is due in court accused of not complying withobligations to disclose information after being declared bankrupt in 2017.Becker, 52, who lives in London, is being prosecuted by the InsolvencyService.
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange fathered two children with a lawyer who was representing him while he was holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London fighting extradition, the lawyer told a British..