Tag: Julian Assange
SPECIAL: Summer stories you may have missed
Mars landings, punk protests, civil war, Olympics: it has been an eventful six weeks. In case you have not been paying full attention, here is a recap of some of the highlights.
Wikileaks leader speaks out from embassy refuge
On Sunday, millions listened as Julian Assange made a public plea for justice, truth and freedom of speech. But the radical icon is dodging charges of rape and sexual assault. Is this man a...
Accused activist dodges UK police to claim asylum
Last week, Julian Assange’s final appeal against extradition to Sweden failed. The game seemed to be up – but now he has turned up at the Ecuadorian Embassy demanding refuge from the law.
Homer’s epic: ‘The Simpsons’ hits 500 episodes
‘The Simpsons’, the television phenomenon of a generation, yesterday reached an astonishing new landmark. But should we really be celebrating, or has it lost its edge?