Wikileaks Assange granted bail - to home of Paddington club owner
WIKILEAKS founder Julian Assange - who was holed up in a Paddington club for much of the last five months - has been granted bail.
Formerly the world’s most wanted man, Mr Assange was staying at the Frontline Journalism Club in Norfolk Place after previously holding a press conference there earlier in the year.
Swedish Government officials had attempted to keep Mr Assange in jail by appealing the Judge’s decision earlier this week to grant him bail, but at the High Court this afternoon the application was turned down, setting him free.
He was arrested after handing himself into Kentish Town Police Station after the Swedes reissued a warrant on sexual misconduct charges.
It is believed that founder of the club Vaughan Smith offered up his home address in Suffolk for Mr Assange’s bail application.