Laurie looks at research into the fragility of both religious and political belief systems (R)
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
Farmers in a Northumbrian valley are demanding to be connected to mains electricity.
Chris Packham presents the mandarin duck.
Tom Sutcliffe with Helen Dunmore, Dick Swaab, Natalie Abrahami and Julian Baggini.
1/5 Writer Matthew Hart takes a ride down the deepest mine on earth.
How do men feel about their body image, and how does it affect their self-esteem?
One day in winter, December 21, the shortest day of the year.
How false claims can drive up the cost of your car insurance. With Winifred Robinson.
Linda Colley explores Britain's relationship with America from the 1600s onwards.
Nationwide general knowledge quiz, hosted by Russell Davies.
Sheila Dillon hears the latest on the role of food in the future of the British pub. (R)
2/2 David Bailey tells the stories behind his photographs that have defined the last 60 years.
Mark Lawson meets Kate Atkinson, winner of the novel category in the Costa Book Awards.
Is a transparent declaration of politicians' outside interests enough to uphold democracy?
A profile of Gulnara Karimova, the pop star daughter of Uzbekistan's ruthless leader. (R)
Can local initiatives be developed into wider protection for a species? (R)
Tom Sutcliffe with Helen Dunmore, Dick Swaab, Natalie Abrahami and Julian Baggini. (R)
Michael Rosen and guests 'drill down' into the subject of office jargon. (R)
News from Westminster.
1/5 Writer Matthew Hart takes a ride down the deepest mine on earth. (R)
Tuesday 21 January 2014