Bradford West MP George Galloway has been sacked as a columnist from a Scottish magazine, after making controversial remarks about rape.
George Galloway has defended his claim that a rape allegation against Julian Assange amounted to no more than bad "sexual etiquette".
George Galloway has suggested sex assault allegations levelled against Julian Assange "don't constitute rape."
The political party Respect is holding its national conference in Bradford, with the recently elected Bradford West MP George Galloway as main speaker.
Subjects to be discussed include the so-called "Bradford Spring" and its ramifications and the economy and the Eurozone.
Detectives are investigating an allegation of threats made to Bradford West MP George Galloway.
They came to light at the weekend, but police are not revealing their detail or whether anyone has been questioned about the claims.
George Galloway is set to take his seat in the House of Commons this afternoon.
Parliament's newest MP unexpectedly swept to victory in last month's Bradford West by-election - securing a majority of over ten thousand in what he called a "massive rejection" of mainstream parties.
George Galloway has blamed a tweet about Blackburn instead of Bradford on his feed this morning on a hacker. The tweet read: "Welcome to the 6000 new followers. I will try to live up to your expectations. Shattered but happy after the Blackburn triumph."
George Galloway - Respect 18,341
Imran Hussain – Labour 8,201
Jackie Whiteley – Conservative 2,746
Jeanette Sunderland - LibDem 1,505
Sonja McNally - UKIP 1,085
Dawud Islam – Green 481
Neil Craig - Democratic Nationalist 344
Howling Laud Hope – Monster Raving Loony 111