Swiss authorities have concluded they won't extradite film director Roman Polanski to the US to face sentencing.
The 76-year-old filmaker has been under house arrest in his Swiss chalet since December 2009 pending the decision.
He is wanted in America over a conviction for unlawful sex with a 13-year-old girl, in a case which dates back to 1977.
Swiss Justice Minister Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf said the "restrictions on his liberty have been lifted."
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