2/5 The author visits the Kalahari mission station where the Livingstones were married in 1845
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
A new report says that farmers are wasting time and money with too many inspections.
Sean Curran reports on events at Westminster.
Libby Purves meets actor John Lithgow and climber Nick Bullock.
3/5 Mary crossed the Kalahari desert, heavily pregnant, in the wake of her explorer husband.
Nigella Lawson cooks the perfect Christmas dessert, plus parental guilt and Girl Power!
Dr Adam Hart investigates the science of ash dieback.
A new kind of ethical Christmas gift, beer taxes and empty houses. With Winifred Robinson.
3/5 Sports teachers from the UK and Turkey compare notes.
Put your questions about pensions and buying an annuity to Paul Lewis and guests.
Preventing PTSD by 'thinking' differently; organophosphates; archaeology and mental health
How British political parties construct history, and children's experiences in hospital.
Steve Hewlett discusses James Harding's resignation as editor of the Times.
Novelist William Boyd; tribute to Ravi Shankar; playwright Martin Crimp; video games pick.
Clive Anderson and guests discuss who should pay compensation to victims of abuse.
Nancy Lublin argues that the web has transformed social activism for the better.
Rebecca Morelle explores how the forensic science of speech is helping to solve crime.
Ed Miliband and David Cameron clash over the Chancellor's squeeze on benefits.
Thursday 13 December 2012