DAVID ROY. Matthew Moore, Media Correspondent. Published: 18:31 EDT, 10 October 2014 | … Ex-BBC reporter Martin Bell praises surgeons who rebuilt his face This article is more than 1 year old. He was once caught by a mortar in Sarajevo, and still has the shrapnel in his stomach to prove it. The independent MP and former BBC war correspondent married Fiona Goddard at a secret... Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images By Yvonne Swann for MailOnline. My haven, Martin Bell: The former MP and foreign correspondent, 76, in the dining room of his north London home. Rebecca, battling chronic fatigue syndrome, resented the amount of time he spent with the two daughters from his first marriage to French-born Helene Gordoun.

Martin Bell's second marriage to American TV reporter Rebecca Sobel broke down because of his devotion to daughters Melissa and Catherine, 22. A s a BBC war correspondent, Martin Bell spent his career dodging bombs and bullets. Journalist, broadcaster and independent politician Martin Bell, 71, is an ambassador for Unicef and Hope & Homes for Children. The man in the white suit promised to stand down after … 26 July, 2018 01:00. When Martin Bell defeated Neil Hamilton at the last election he became a national hero. Former war correspondent and politician suffered car crash-type injuries in fall at Gatwick. Martin Bell will be visiting Bangor to discuss his book War and The Death of News next month. He lives in London and has two daughters and three grandchildren. Martin Bell, MP for Tatton, introduces his new bride Fiona, at a photo call at his Great Budworth home today . Thursday January 10 2019, 12.01am, The Times. War reporter Martin Bell adds to his battle scars by falling face first.