Julian Assange, who is the founder of WikiLeaks, denies the allegation of rape, a probe into which Sweden reopened in the summer but it is said to lack sufficient evidence to pursue.

Julian Assange will no longer be prosecuted for rape, it has emerged.

Prosecutors in Sweden dropped the preliminary investigation due to a lack of evidence.

An additional interview with the 48-year-old “wouldn’t significantly change the balance of evidence,” the authorities said today.

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