BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
A report into the effectiveness of tests done to check the safety of our food.
Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson presents the brambling.
Sean Curran reports from Westminster.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Roman physician and medical theorist Galen.
Helen Fielding discusses her new Bridget Jones novel with Emma Barnett.
Colour and analysis from Afghanistan, Egypt, Mexico, Iceland and Germany.
Author Glenn Patterson explores what Belfast's murals say about the city's past and future
Energy prices, young gamblers, broadband switching, Help-to-Buy pitfalls and cryonics.
Fergal visits Sarajevo to consider the legacy of the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand.
4/6 Dougie Vipond meets 10-year-old Annabelle Asher, walking the 190-mile 'Coast to Coast'.
Claire Tomalin presents an appeal on behalf of the charity Contact a Family. (R)
Hilary Mantel discusses her second Man Booker Prize-winning novel Bring Up the Bodies. (R)
Francine Stock talks to screenwriter Hanif Kureishi about Le Week-End.
With the US government on lockdown, Dr Adam Rutherford considers the risks for science.
Mark Lawson talks to Tom Hanks, star of Captain Phillips, a film about modern-day piracy.
IT problems have scuppered an overhaul of the benefits system. What went wrong?
Ex-army leaders-turned-businessmen discuss private defence and security with Evan Davis.
With the US government on lockdown, Dr Adam Rutherford considers the risks for science. (R)
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Roman physician and medical theorist Galen. (R)
Sean Curran and the BBC parliamentary team report from Westminster.
Friday 11 October 2013