Insight, analysis and expert debate as key policy makers are challenged on the latest news stories.
Wednesday 17 April
The funeral of Margaret Thatcher takes place today, David Cameron pays tribute. US authorities look likely to approve the use of the first ever genetically modified animal in food. And we compile or own "7over70" list of favourite older authors.
0900Our editors this morning with Jat Gill and Lewis James. Coming up next on Radio 4: Midweek with Libby Purves. Good morning.
Baroness Thatcher's ceremonial funeral is being held at St Paul's Cathedral today. The BBC's Angus Crawford is on the streets with some of those who are not supporters of the late Margaret Thatcher, and the Today programme's James Naughtie reports live from the funeral procession route.
The FBI yesterday evening made an appeal for people to pass on pictures of the scene of the bomb attack on the Boston marathon and asked people for anything else they may have seen or heard which could help with their investigation. The BBC's security correspondent Gordon Corera gives the mood from the US, and Sir Chris Fox, who was president of the Association of Chief Police Officers in 2005 and helped coordinate the police response to the 7/7 attacks, provides analysis.
Baroness Thatcher's ceremonial funeral is being held at St Paul's Cathedral today. Lord Mandelson, former business secretary, and Lord Lawson, former chancellor of the exchequer and member of Margaret Thatcher's Cabinet from 1981 to 1989, discuss her legacy.