The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/5 Prize-winning author Binyavanga Wainaina's memoir of growing up in modern-day Kenya.
The latest shipping forecast.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
News from BBC Radio 4.
A reading and a reflection by George Craig to start the day on Radio 4.
MPs deliver their verdict on the impact of HS2 on the landscape and rural communities.
Including Yesterday in Parliament, Sports Desk and Thought for the Day.
Neuroscientist Colin Blakemore talks to Jim Al-Khalili about his life and work.
A palliative care consultant discusses the place of honesty in matters of life and death.
2/5 There is political upheaval, but what matters most to Wainaina is learning to read.
Equality in the police. The history of unwearable shoes. Cook the perfect Christmas cake.
2/5 Sara meets Ray for the first time and hopes he wishes for nothing more than friendship.
25/30 Including a report on studies to tag and follow the movements of sea horses.
4/4 Frances Fyfield's musical discoveries conclude with Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique.
Should the Church of England do more to help bridge the gap between rich and poor?
The latest weather forecast.
With Martha Kearney. National and international news.
2/10 Dr Geoff Bunn moves on to the debate in Ancient Greece as to the primacy of heart or brain
Nic just can't make her mind up.
Can time be altered? A watchmaker seeks a way to revive his sick child. Drama set in 1791.
Helen Castor presents the programme that reflects listener's passion for the past.
Dominic Arkwright asks his guests to debate excess and gluttony - what exactly is enough?
Joshua Rozenberg investigates how reforming the Human Rights Act would affect UK law.
Trevor Phillips and David Morrissey discuss favourite books with Harriett Gilbert.
Eddie Mair presents the day's top stories.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/4 Should the golliwog be reclaimed, or consigned to the dustbin of history?
Jennifer tries to make the peace.
Mark Lawson reviews the Leonardo da Vinci exhibition and talks to tenor Joseph Calleja.
Will Britain's Olympic billions buy a lasting legacy for taxpayers?
Why the future of Dorton House School for blind children is in doubt.
Claudia Hammond slays common myths about the brain and its workings.
With Ritula Shah. National and international news and analysis.
2/10 Holmes has been consulted by an art dealer who fears a Boston gangleader is watching him.
3/4 Two horses divided by war, united by love. Comedy starring Stephen Fry and Daniel Rigby.
3/4 A poker-loving aristocrat loses the family jewels. Starring Penelope Keith and Kevin Eldon (R)
Susan Hulme with the day's top news stories from Westminster.
A cockle bed closed following safety concerns could remain shut until April.
Wednesday 9 November 2011