The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
3/5 Richard Cohen flies by flimsy plane to the Antarctic wastes to witness an eclipse.
The latest shipping forecast.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
News from BBC Radio 4.
Daily prayer and reflection with Michelle Marken.
Farmers should be able to use pesticides without warning neighbours, according to DEFRA.
Debating court closures, Bob Ainsworth's call for drug decriminalisation and great actors.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Daoism, the ancient Chinese philosophy and religion.
4/5 Richard Cohen explores how the sun has inspired generations of painters.
With Jenni Murray. Including Sarah Phillips on her internet tribute to her dying mother.
4/5 Cartographer Jaci Hughes appears to be about to fall victim to the Club's curse.
Bahrain says it's modern and progressive - but political opponents face jail and torture.
Lesley Garrett tells the story of operatic comedienne Joan Turner.
Soaring heating oil prices and Christmas shop window displays.
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news.
'I don't know' - three words very hard to say nowadays. But why is certainty so prized?
Fallon's feeling hopeful and Hayley is reassuring.
Johnny Vegas interprets Les Dawson in a fictional pastiche, co-starring Nicholas Parsons.
Richard Uridge is on the trail of wildlife poachers in Cumbria.
Ross Noble presents the Radio 4 Appeal on behalf of Riders for Health.
3/3 Julia is reminded of Gilbert White's 'bee boy' as she encounters another buzzing boy.
4/5 Revisiting the 1963 clash between civil rights activists Malcolm X and James Farmer.
Mariella Frostrup talks to Nobel laureate Nadine Gordimer about her short story collection
2010 - year of disasters. Quentin Cooper asks how science helped, and how it improved.
Full coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
6/6 Our hero Pip faces his nemesis Mister Benevolent for an epic Russian battle.
Helen is overloaded and Elizabeth handles a domestic crisis.
Mark Lawson discusses the pioneering video artist Nam June Paik and meets poet Les Murray.
How much will British taxpayers suffer from the economic fallout in Ireland?
As crisis spreads from one country to another Peter Day asks if the Eurozone is in crisis.
33/40 Saving Species reports from Panama about the plight of Sloths in the Caribbean.
National and international news and analysis.
9/10 Andrei comes face to face with Gorya's father Volkov, and learns what the powerful can do.
5/6 The Questers accidentally trespass, while Lord Darkness loses a teapot.
Sean Curran reports on events at Westminster.
A cattle vaccine for TB could be given a UK licence in 2012.
Friday 17 December 2010