The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
2/5 Mexican Chinese traffickers cash in on America's illegal opium market.
The latest shipping forecast.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
News from BBC Radio 4
A reading and a reflection to start the day on Radio 4. With the Rev Dr Stephen Wigley.
Farm Minister admits embarrassment over illegal UK battery eggs.
Debating the 'joint enterprise' law, prospects for a new London airport and Dickens at 200
Libby Purves meets journalist Sandy Gall and music writer Nick Coleman.
3/5 American drug policy shapes the future of 'El Narco'. Kingpins and cartels emerge.
Does feminism change when it crosses party political lines? And novelist Ahdaf Soueif.
3/5 Ethan and Mattie's idyll is shattered by the return of Zeena.
Reem Kelani explores the role of music in the Egyptian revolution of early 2011.
3/4 When dealing with his wife's lover, Robert employs his deadliest weapon: being a gentleman
Shari Vahl presents Radio 4's consumer affairs programme.
John Waite investigates the policing of crimes that take place on board cruise ships.
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news with Martha Kearney.
3/5 Hardeep Meg Matthews, who owns 400 pairs of high heels. (R)
Ambridge shows its Blitz spirit.
The true story of 16-year-old Edith Scholem, forced to flee Berlin in 1934. (R)
Paul Lewis and expert guests answer your questions about maternity and paternity rights.
Dr Mark Porter demystifies the health issues that perplex us.
Stag Tours and men's experience of childbirth. Laurie encounters the modern male.
Times editor James Harding on Leveson, Guardian chief Alan Rusbridger on smaller papers.
Eddie Mair presents full coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/4 A Manchester DJ tries to balance love, work, life and everything without much success. (R)
Brian calls in the experts.
Mark Lawson reviews Madonna's W.E., and Ian Rankin on his unpublished first novel.
Nick Robinson goes behind the closed doors of Whitehall.
Novelist Clare Allan asks why lying gets such a bad press.
Adam Rutherford with astronomical insights on literature and art.
National and international news and analysis with Robin Lustig.
3/10 1915. The war continues to challenge both men and women.
2/6 Country legend Tina C visits Iceland to help save the world from its financial mess.
2/4 Looking at pressures to conform, Andrew Lawrence probes communication difficulties. (R)
Sean Curran with the day's top news stories from Westminster.
News from BBC Radio 4.
Fabrics from the farm: Charlotte Smith meets some 'Cotswold Lions'. (R)
Thursday 19 January 2012