I began my career at the Motherwell Times after graduating in journalism from Glasgow Caledonian University. From there I went on to report on the daily goings-on at Glasgow Sheriff Court before joining The Herald in June 2011. I continue to have an interest in crime and legal matters.
The Respect MP was attacked by anti-rape campaigners and faced a tirade of angry messages on social networking sites.
Mr Assange is wanted in Sweden for sexual assault charges against two women. He is currently taking refuge in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London after being given political asylum by the country, but the UK has said he will not be afforded safe passage.
Mr Galloway said the women's claims – which Assange denies – are "totally unproven" and the Wikileaks founder has been "set up".