The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/5 Joe Moran creates a field guide to shyness, which Darwin called an odd state of mind. (R)
The latest shipping forecast.
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News from BBC Radio 4.
Spiritual reflection to start the day, with the Rev John McLuckie.
Greenbelt and calls for a new cohesive housing strategy. Plus Fois Gras and useful sheep.
Brett Westwood presents the story and sound of the wood sandpiper. (R)
News and current affairs. Including Sports Desk, Weather and Thought for the Day.
Melvyn Bragg explores the glories of the Northumbrian Renaissance.
Andrew Parker explains why Antoni van Leeuwenhoek is his Natural History Hero. (R)
2/5 In a culture where it's good to talk, what place for people tongue tied by shyness?
Green Party leadership, Bridget Jones generation, lingerie makers in Wales.
7/10 Meg discovers an intruder and makes an unexpected ally.
Brett Westwood blows the cobwebs from tales of spiders as objects of fear and temptation.
An apple, a car, even a super yacht... Why are so many things called Jazz?
A new arrival at the Grahams' fractures Esme's peace of mind.
Consumer phone-in. Listeners' experience of how attacks have impacted their trips.
The latest weather forecast.
Analysis of news and current affairs.
2/5 Does Japanese knotweed deserve its place as the most hated plant in the UK?
Anna makes a last attempt. (R)
4/9 As new information comes to light, could a little boy locked in a coma hold the answers?
Helen Castor considers if Wren could have helped destroy St Paul's Cathedral.
4/4 Gerald Scarfe is your starship captain on a bumpy ride through the cosmos. (R)
Grey-haired Professor Mary Beard investigates why fewer people are now 'glad to be grey'. (R)
5/9 Tony Hawks champions Marshall Rosenberg, creator of nonviolent communication.
Carolyn Quinn with interviews, context and analysis.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
2/6 We spend a lot of life accruing stuff, but does it really make us happy?
Shula lets it all pour out.
Arts news, interviews and reviews.
7/10 Meg discovers an intruder and makes an unexpected ally. (R)
350 years after the Great Fire, Nicholas Kenyon explores the challenges for London today.
News, views and information for people who are blind or partially sighted.
3/3 Kevin Fong explores how doctors cope when things go wrong.
Melvyn Bragg explores the glories of the Northumbrian Renaissance. (R)
In-depth reporting and analysis from a global perspective.
2/10 Coming-of-age novel by Nina Stibbe, author of Love, Nina.
2/4 Dr Tanya meets American therapy-addicts Trudi and Brandon.
Fi Glover talks to three men who have chosen to stay at home looking after their children. (R)
2/5 In a culture where it's good to talk, what place for people tongue tied by shyness? (R)
The latest news about food, farming and the countryside. Presented by Anna Hill.
Michaela Strachan presents the story and sound of the spotted redshank. (R)