TV: today's pick
Monday 09 February 1998
Face to Face: Martin Bell (11.15pm BBC2) For once this sterile old Reithian war-horse comes alive, as the MP for Tatton returns fire with a blistering lecture on the ethics of journalism which should be essential viewing for editors of TV news (Bell calls the BBC's censorship over Bosnia "mendacious" and "shameful"). Apparently, Terry Waite was canvassed about taking on Neil Hamilton - but Bell quips that Waite had already done one five-year stint as a hostage - one of several good jokes during an absorbing interview.
Life & Style blogs
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Vladimir Putin is given 'one last chance' to end hostilities in Ukraine
The 'scroungers’ fight back: The welfare claimants battling to alter stereotypes
The truth about conspiracy theories is that some require considering
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Ukrainian military jet was flying close to passenger plane before it was shot down, says Russian officer
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Massive rise in sale of British arms to Russia
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: victims’ bodies bundled in black bags and loaded onto trains
- 1 Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Pro-Russian rebel 'admits to shooting down plane'
- 2 Israel has discovered that it's no longer so easy to get away with murder in the age of social media
- 3 Israel-Gaza conflict: The myth of Hamas’s human shields
- 4 Amy Winehouse unpublished 2004 interview: ‘Ten years from now I’ll be 30, so I’ll maybe have one baby’
- 5 Dutch paedophile club to fight their ban at the European Court of Human Rights
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