BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
Tim Franks profiles the Chinese leader-in-waiting Xi Jinping.
Chris Sperring looks for the Manx shearwater and storm petrel on Skomer Island.
Terry Waite presents an appeal on behalf of Emmaus UK, a charity for homeless people.
How can the undemocratic Chinese state enjoy authority in the eyes of its population?
Sunday morning magazine programme presented by Paul Mason.
Kirsty Young talks to castaway Tidjane Thiam, chief executive of Prudential.
Tim Hayward learns to love lard, discussing our complicated relationship with animal fat.
2/3 Misha on flashpoints and fragmentation in the Spanish monarchy's territorial possessions.
Eric Robson chairs the third episode of GQT's North of England tour, recorded in Humshaugh
Fi Glover presents a Sunday Edition dedicated to mental health.
James Naughtie talks to David Almond about his prize-winning novel Skellig.
1/4 Ruth Padel works on poems in progress with the Dove Cottage Poets in Grasmere.
Ahead of elections for police commissioners, do we need so many separate police forces?
John Waite makes his selection from the past seven days of BBC Radio.
Radio 4's forum for audience comment. Presented by Roger Bolton.
John Wilson on Hans Werner Henze, Emanuel Steward, Jacques Barzun and Yash Chopra.
Paul Lewis on child benefit, car insurance auto-renewal complaints, and Comet customers.
Edward Stourton asks if Labour should re-evaluate its attitude to the EU.
Weekly political discussion and analysis with MPs, experts and commentators.
A look at how the newspapers are covering the biggest stories.
Jacques Audiard on Rust and Bone, and Chris O'Dowd on The Sapphires.
The strip industry - why is it growing? Also, the cultural meaning of 'blue jeans'.
Monday 5 November 2012