He has long feared that if he leaves the embassy he could be sent to the United States to face trial over the leaking of hundreds of thousands of secret United States military and diplomatic documents.
United Kingdom authories however, argued that Assange faces arrest for jumping bail in 2012 and should not be "rewarded" for outlasting Swedish authorities.
An attorney for Assange told a district judge since the Swedish case had been dropped, the warrant had "lost its objective and its function".
At Westminster Magistrates' Court, senior district judge and chief magistrate Emma Arbuthnot said that having considered the arguments she was "not persuaded that the warrant should be withdrawn".
Assange's lawyers had requested that police drop its warrant for the Wikileaksfounder's arrest.
"The last 5-1/2 years he has spent might be thought adequate, if not severe punishment for the actions he took", he added.
For some, Assange is an activist who exposed government abuses of power and championed free speech. To his critics, he is a criminal who undermined the security of the West and endangered lives in many countries by exposing secrets.
Paul Ryan slammed for tweet about $1.50 pay hike
People, including several prominent Democrats, noted on social media that $1.50 per week is not a significant pay bump. Ryan Democratic opponent, Randy Bryce, responded to Ryan's tweet while promoting a new fund-raising opportunity.
Arbuthnot said she would rule on those arguments February 13.
On Tuesday, the court ruled the warrant is still valid.
He was supposed to be extradited to Stockholm by British authorities before entering the embassy.
However, she allowed Assange's lawyer to make a new set of arguments challenging whether it is in the public interest to continue the case against Assange, and said she would rule on them next week.
Car Slams Into Pedestrians in Shanghai
The crash triggered fear among public that it was a terror attack in the heart of the Chinese financial hub. The police said that the driver, identified as Chen, 40, was not concentrating on the road and was smoking.
He blocked Brazilian winger Kenedy's shot with his chest, then dived to his left to palm away Perez's effort from the rebound. Palace manager Roy Hodgson thought his side's performance after half time deserved a maximum points haul.
Belgium worldwide Batshuayi joined from Chelsea on transfer deadlined day to replace Aubameyang, who quit Dortmund for Arsenal. He said: "We lost an extraordinary striker and gained a player who has qualities in front of goal".
Tehran police said on Thursday that the campaign had been instigated from outside Iran through illegal satellite channels. It also states that women should cover themselves from head to toe while disavowing any figure-hugging dress.
As Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his 33rd birthday, we look at the seven most iconic moments of his magnanimous career. Loren Moron had a dream debut for Betis as he scored both goals which gave his side a 2-1 win at home to Villarreal.
Samsung reported record profit last week disclosing numbers that it's chip business pulls in more revenue than the intel corp. It said as well that just 3.6 billion won had been paid in bribes, and not the 7.2 billion won the lower court had ruled.
Sibanye-Stillwater says 336 miners have been freed, but it is unclear how many men remain underground. Unions have long accused mining companies of poor wages and skimping on health and safety standards.
Lockler told Pensacola News Journal in a phone interview Wednesday that she has personally witnessed some of the carelessness. It may not have been her intention, but she is thrilled that her important message is getting out.
Australian shares dropped 3.0 percent to their lowest level since October while South Korean shares dropped 2.0 percent. On Monday, the Indian currency closed flat at 64.07 against the U.S. currency amid sharp losses in local equities.
On Thursday, the Trump administration accused Assad of producing and using "new kinds of weapons" to deliver deadly chemicals. Mattis, speaking with reporters, said the Syrian government had repeatedly used chlorine as a weapon.
On Jan. 31, an 18-year-old girl was found dead in Macerata, her body dismembered and hidden in two separate suitcases. A Nigerian man has been arrested in connection with the woman's death.
Deputy fatally shot while investigating a stolen vehicle
Adams County Deputy Heath Gumm was shot and killed the night of Jan 24 while search for a suspect related to an assault call. The governor has ordered flags to fly at half-staff on public buildings until sunset on the day of Deputy Flick's funeral.
Dow Jones industrials sink 500 points
Meanwhile wages rose at the fastest pace in more than eight years, suggesting employers are competing more fiercely for workers. The U.S. central bank has forecast three rate increases this year after raising borrowing costs three times in 2017.
TDP leaders tell Naidu to reconsider alliance with BJP
Naidu is upset with the allocation of funds for the state in the Union Budget 2018 despite its request for additional funds. Ahead of the meeting, party MP Kesineni Srinivas said there would be detailed discussions with Naidu.
Maldives exiled ex-prez says he will run again for office
The apex court also reinstated 12 members of Parliament who had defected to the Opposition and lost their seats previous year . Human rights group Amnesty International said the court decision should be a turning point for the nation.
Girl, 12, held over school shooting in Los Angeles
The girl holding the firearm "didn't mean to" shoot the 15-year-old girl, he said, according to the station. He said both of the victims are 15 years of age and have been transported to a local hospital.