The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/5 Italian journalist Beppe Severgnini contemplates the view from Italy.
The latest shipping forecast.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
News from BBC Radio 4.
With Shaunaka Rishi Das, Director of the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies.
Catching birds in the name of Conservation. Presented by Anna Hill.
With Michael Gove on the EU referendum rebellion and debating global population.
Jim Al-Khalili talks to astronomer Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell.
Lyse Doucet in conversation with Nader Nadery, a human rights campaigner in Kabul.
2/5 German historian Michael Stürmer contemplates the idea of Europe in Autumn 2011.
The Queens we might have had - Matilda; Anna Chancellor; young adults with autism.
2/5 Rosie is worried that Tom doesn't want her at his ex-wife's wedding.
23/30 Saving Species talks to Alastair Fothergill about his series, Frozen Planet on BBC1.
Bill Paterson marks the 70th anniversary of the Classics Illustrated comic book series.
Is it time for a national referendum on the UK's membership of the EU?
The latest weather forecast.
With Shaun Ley. National and international news.
2/4 Frances Fyfield's forensic musical discovery continues with Parry's anthem I Was Glad.
Clive makes an unexpected appearance.
When a community savings club goes wrong, disaster looms for one struggling family.
Helen Castor presents the programme that reflects listeners' passion for the past.
1/3 William helps newcomers to the village in an eccentric mission to improve the world.
2/5 Paul explores the dead of night.
Joshua Rozenberg investigates how accountable such reviews as the Leveson Inquiry will be.
Christopher Frayling and Nikki Bedi talk to Harriett Gilbert about the books they love.
Eddie Mair presents the day's top stories.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
3/4 If your son's visiting with his new girlfriend, how far apart should their beds be placed?
Mike voices his objections.
Kirsty Lang meets the Italian writer Umberto Eco, as he publishes a new novel.
How investors are profiting from the eurozone crisis. Can money be made from disaster?
Why the government's being urged to appraise a cheaper drug for the treatment of Wet AMD.
The power of sleep to improve memory and why hysteria isn't a thing of the past.
With Ritula Shah. National and international news and analysis.
2/10 Ruth remembers when love and the cause of the left became intertwined.
1/4 Two horses divided by war, united by love. Comedy starring Stephen Fry and Daniel Rigby.
1/4 Michael has never had a girlfriend and his mum Susan decides it's time for this to change. (R)
Susan Hulme reports on the day's top news stories from Westminster.
Anna Hill asks why investors are swapping bricks and mortar for blades of grass.
Wednesday 26 October 2011