The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
3/5 Tim Parks wonders at the weird and wonderful act of reading.
The latest shipping forecast
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
The latest shipping forecast.
News from BBC Radio 4.
A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day with the Rev Nicholas Papadopulos.
Farmland prices have more than doubled in 5 years and now a third of buyers are investors.
Including Yesterday in Parliament, Sports Desk and Thought for the Day.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Safavid Dynasty of early modern Iran.
4/5 Carmen Callil reflects on her reading life and the responsibility of publishers.
Faulty breast implants - who should foot the bill for their removal and replacement?
4/5 Ruth discovers that one of her colleagues is not quite what they seem.
Gabriel Gatehouse investigates freedom and repression in Kurdish Iraq.
2/2 Series exploring the underground music generated by the late-'60s Black Power movement.
Tripadvisor's co-founder Steve Kaufer answers critics and outlines its future.
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news with Edward Stourton.
4/5 Sara Wheeler studies the men on Captain Scott's Terra Nova Expedition: Lawrence Oates.
Tom tucks in.
A poetic drama by Jo Shapcott about the search for the North-West Passage.
With six months to go, Helen Mark investigates if Weymouth is ready for the Olympic Games.
Joss Ackland presents the Radio 4 Appeal for the Motor Neurone Disease Association.
Presented by Mariella Frostrup. Featuring listeners' nominations for their funniest book.
Francine Stock talks to Steve McQueen about Shame, his new film about sex addiction.
Teaching computer science, mapping dark matter, emerging pests and nasty noises.
Eddie Mair presents full coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/6 Will the Sparrowhawk Family Centre survive the Big Society? (R)
Tongues are wagging about the latest news.
Mark Lawson meets two artists who painted Tony Blair; Antony Gormley's new collaboration.
Adrian Goldberg investigates claims of malpractice in the UK's leasing industry.
In these tough economic times, are worker cooperatives a better way of doing business?
2/8 Paul Evans goes in search of the Water Boatman's song.
National and international news and analysis with Carolyn Quinn.
9/10 Adeline turns to Hulot's first mistress for help in finding her incorrigible husband.
2/3 William Andrews and Greg McHugh's brand new sketch show mixing live and studio material.
Sean Curran with the day's top news stories from Westminster.
Illegal battery eggs are still being produced in the UK.
Friday 13 January 2012