Jessica Elgot

How Much Has Assange's Embassy Exile Cost Met Police? | Jessica Elgot | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK

Julian Assange's prolonged stay in the Ecuadorian Embassy has cost the Metropolitan Police £5.3million, in the 18 months since he entered the buildin...

Planet Appetite: South American Flavours of Ecuador

Rupert Parker | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Countries from South and Central America have been setting culinary trends recently and now Ecuador is making the running.

Victims of Trafficking for Organ Removal Ignored as Global Kidney Trade Flourishes

Maria Grazia Giammarinaro | Posted 30.09.2013 | UK Politics
Maria Grazia Giammarinaro

The size of the global organ trafficking industry, which primarily engages in kidney transplants, remains unknown due to its clandestine nature. However, anecdotal evidence shows that it is clearly a multi-million dollar industry.

Will Julian Assange Ever Leave the Fun House?

Sophie Alderson | Posted 08.09.2013 | UK Comedy
Sophie Alderson

Assange must be pressing his tongue masochistically hard into the inside of his bottom lip, gurning with angry, frustrated groans at his own idiocy in failing to make it to South America proper but rather getting trapped in a glorified office building in West London. Edward Snowden could be dancing the Sanjuanito along La Costa by now, enjoying a well-deserved break from an undignified international manhunt.

What Kind of Week Has It Been? 5 July 2013

Paddy Duffy | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

Things went a bit sex mad this week it seems as a Chinese train station operative got himself in a spot of bother by watching an erotic film, implausibly titled "Sex And Chopsticks", on the job. Problem was, he somehow managed broadcast the thing station-wide.

Has Ecuador's Embassy Been Bugged?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.07.2013 | UK

A hidden microphone has reportedly been found in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, where WikiLeaks' Julia Assange has sought refuge, according to the ...

Snowden Will End Up In The Last Place He Wants To Be, Say Bookies

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK

Luckily for Edward Snowden, the fugitive ex-CIA analyst whose snooping leaks have rocked the United States, there are no British bookies at Moscow Air...

Edward Snowden 'Not A Traitor', Manipulated By WikiLeaks, Says Father

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.06.2013 | UK

The father of Prism whistleblower Edward Snowden has said he is confident his son will return to the United States to face charges if conditions about...

NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden Asks Ecuador For Asylum

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.06.2013 | UK

Fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden has arrived in Moscow - and appears to be heading to Ecuador. The South American country announced it had rec...

Is Cuenca Ecuador the Next Expat Retirement Mecca?

Daley James Francis | Posted 19.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Daley James Francis

One of the rising stars of expat retirement choices is that of Cuenca, Ecuador. South America has become a little too popular as a place to retire, but there are plenty of undiscovered gems to be uncovered, and in South America, Ecuador is the latest.

Assange Prepared To Remain In Ecuador Embassy For 'Five Years'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK Politics

Julian Assange is prepared to stay holed up in the Ecuadorean embassy for five years, the country's foreign minister has said, as Britain and Ecuador ...

Travel Eye: Going Wild in Galápagos

Karen Edwards | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Edwards

I'm sitting on a boat, with the sizzling sun beating down on me. The temperature is about 26˚C and the sea water gleaming. A group of ten people on board are darting back and forth, declaring their amazement at the adventure we've just been on.

Ecuador Foreign Minister To Visit Assange At London Embassy

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.06.2013 | UK

A senior Ecuadorian government minister is to visit London on the eve of the first anniversary of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's dramatic arrival ...

Switch Off: Low Key Locations for an Unplugged Holiday | Posted 28.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

As I sit typing on my laptop, I'm aware of an irresistible urge: to check my emails; check social networking sites; check whether there's been any update since I last checked five minutes ago! The thing is, I'm not crazy about technology, but if you're anything like me, you'll know it's easier said than done escaping it.

WikiCurate? Assange Releases 1.7m Documents Already In Public Domain

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.05.2013 | UK

WikiLeaks, in a move somewhat contrary to the 'leaks' part of its name, has published a searchable volume of more than 1.7 million United States intel...

Ecuador's Lessons for Europe's Corridors of Power

Lee Brown | Posted 20.04.2013 | UK Politics
Lee Brown

Government after government across Europe has been thrown out since the great recession began to drive back living standards. Whether on the centre-left, such as Gordon Brown and Zapatero, or on the right with Berlusconi and Sarkozy, political rejection has started to look inevitable. But Rafael Correa's massive re-election win in Ecuador yesterday was a reminder to his European counterparts that political defeat is no iron law of politics.

Assange Should Face Sex Accusers if Serious About Political Career

William J. Furney | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK Politics
William J. Furney

No one of sentient mind could argue against Khan's assertion that the Swedish women have a right to have their day in court, no matter how spurious or politically motivated some might see their complaints. Assange should indeed face his accusers in their land.

Jemima Jilts Julian

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 07.02.2013 | UK

Jemima Khan, until recently one of Julian Assange's biggest supporters, has told how her relationship with the Wikileaks founder moved from "admiratio...

Assange Supporters Post Live Webcam In A Box To Ecuadorian Embassy

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 19.03.2013 | UK Tech

A group of activists sent Wikileaks founder Julian Assange a package containing a camera with a live webcam, and watched online for more than 14 hours...

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange 'Suffering Chronic Lung Condition' In Ecuador Embassy

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.11.2012 | UK

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is suffering from a chronic lung condition after spending months inside a one-room office at the Ecuadorian embassy, ...

Ecuadorians Try To Enter Donkey As Election Candidate (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 16.11.2012 | UK Politics

They may not have received the blanket coverage of the US election, but the presidential election in Ecuador is in full swing. And it's weird. A bu...

Julian Assange Bail Backers Lose £93,000

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.10.2012 | UK

Backers who stood as sureties for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange before he took refuge in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London have been ordered to pay ...

Kidnapped British Woman Rescued In Ecaudor

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 30.09.2012 | UK

A British woman kidnapped in Ecuador while visiting a remote nature reserve in the Amazon jungle has been rescued. Kathryn Sara Cox, 23, was abduct...

Why Can't Julian Assange Knot A Tie?

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 27.09.2012 | UK

Julian Assange has been holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London since June. If he steps foot outside the building, he faces immediate arrest and ...

WATCH: Assange Attacks Obama's Record On Arab Spring

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 27.09.2012 | UK

Julian Assange, founder of the website WikiLeaks, has accused US President Barack Obama of exploiting the Arab Spring revolutions for political gain i...