We also look at the death of British socialist MP Tony Benn – the man too far left for many in the Labour party, but who did speak a lot of sense in his lifetime. We visit some Tony Benn moments on the programme with John Dobbie in the UK.
Plus, the mystery around the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777. For a moment it looked like it could have arrived in New Zealand. But, a false alarm. Still, David Campbell says it’s the closest they’ve had to a news story this week.
And our entertainment reporter Brian Haverty looks at some of the best TV shows around at the moment and asks are we living in the golden age of television drama?
That and more in a far-too-long edition of Balls Radio.