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Inside Television: Traditionalists get a bit of bad news with the launch of VICE News

I like my TV news like I like my morning eggs; sunny side up, before 8am, and delivered by a handsome Oxbridge graduate. Unfortunately for me, the traditional model received a blow this week with the launch of VICE News, a new video-driven online channel with 35 foreign bureaus worldwide and a potential audience of 129 million 16-34 year olds.

The Week in Radio: Whooping with delight as a devoted dad fights misogyny in The Moth

The best radio, to my mind, has to do with stories. Not just the stories of the mega-famous but of ordinary mortals leading ordinary lives. Thus, I've dipped in and out of The Moth (themoth.org), a New York podcast devoted to storytelling, for several years now and although the tales told vary in mood and in content, their capacity to shine a light on our everyday lives is pretty much constant.

Slow burner: Tim Pigott-Smith relishes the unusually sedate pace of 37 Days

Tim Pigott-Smith: What does the actor think of current politics?

He made his name with a Second World War role, and now plays Lord Asquith during the crucial days of 1914

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Gerard Gilbert meets the chef and TV presenter to discuss his first big solo project, a new series for Good Food Channel called John Torode's Australia

Iggy Pop was a punk before punk was invented but now the master revivalist is set to take a regular BBC Radio 6Music slot

The wildest of rock’s wild men, the drug fiend’s drug fiend is to be a DJ

Big time: Jimmy Fallon on 'The Tonight Show'

Where is the UK's Jimmy Fallon?

We need more of the old-style entertainer

Inside Television: The Letters of Septimus Noone is a magic show for Creek-Freaks

Which BBC detective has a cult appeal that inspires intense devotion across the globe? Despite an attitude which could charitably be described as 'anti-social', he is beloved for his lateral thinking, his off-beat good looks and the coat that’s become a trademark. Alas, the short series only appear once every few years, always leaving fans wanting more. No, not bloody Sherlock. We speak, of course, of Jonathan Creek.

Don’t mention Brand: Andrew Sachs (left) has spurned a reunion with Georgina Baillie

Grow up, grandpa: Years after 'Sachsgate', Andrew Sachs reveals he is still not talking to his granddaughter

It's time to forgive and forget, says Rosie Millard – the rest of us all have

Holiday queen: 'Wish You Were Here?' host Judith Chalmers

The BBC is planning a revival of mainstream travel TV - but will anyone be watching?

The Travel Show makes its mainstream debut on BBC2 on Friday with reports on "Are the French really rude to tourists?", "Brazil's abseiling rubbish collectors", or the art boom in South Africa

The Week in Radio: Fascinating tales from heroes on the home front in BBC's World War One at Home

"I was born when the war was on. And I was yellow." So began the story of Gladys Sangster, one of the First World War's "canary babies". Gladys' mother worked at the National Shell Filling Factory No 9 on the outskirts of Banbury, Oxfordshire. The chemicals in the TNT powder she handled daily turned her skin yellow, and when Gladys was born, she came out yellow, too. "It gradually faded away," said Gladys unfazed.

Less is Mor: CNN sacked Piers Morgan from his TV show after just three years

Piers Morgan: Why the show will go on

Yes, he's been sacked from his flagship CNN programme. But if past form is anything to go by, Piers Morgan won't be out of the spotlight for long, says his friend Simon Kelner

Even in the digital world, radio is still proving popular

Radio: Who needs pictures in a digital world? The medium is still remarkably resilient

We live in a digital world, yet radio is proving remarkably resilient, and more relevant than ever

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Review:Children of Syria, BBC2

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Review: The devastating story of the West's real fashion victims

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Nick and Margaret: Immigration Gain or Drain proves illuminating
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Review: Utopia, Channel 4

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The byte stuff: 'Silicon Valley'

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Common and The Honourable Woman are clangingly depressing
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Review A model guide to the country's foster-care crisis
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Review Yes, it's formulaic - but it's my kind of formula

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Review Are gerontophile perversions that's the problem?
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