The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
4/5 The drug underworld feeds its own peculiar culture with ballads depicting the dramas.
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.
Charlotte Smith hears the latest government plans for a badger cull to control TB.
Including Yesterday in Parliament, Sports Desk and Thought for the Day.
Historian and writer Paul Johnson is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
5/5 Is El Narco a criminal movement or an insurgency that threatens the very state itself?
Intricate and exquisite - could the orchid ever usurp the rose in the nation's affections?
5/5 Mattie and Ethan take desperate measures not to be separated.
As the world watches the pandas in Edinburgh zoo, Philip Dodd investigates their allure.
Team captains Sebastian Faulks and John Walsh are joined by Sir Andrew Motion and Sue Limb
Park charges for fitness coaches, broadband speeds, and shoring up the Coliseum.
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news with Edward Stourton.
5/5 Hardeep Singh Kohli takes the word 'stroke' and sees where it leads him. (R)
Adam says more than he should.
By Annamaria Murphy. Cornish baker Mary Kneebone takes in a a delirious Irishman. (R)
Eric Robson chairs a gardening advice show with Springfields Horticultural Society.
2/3 Two squabbling teenagers resist the well-meaning forces that push them together.
Matthew Bannister on Lady Runcie, Wylie Vale, Israel Baker, Barry Reckord, Reginald Hill.
Roger Bolton discusses the delicate business of finding suitable stand-in presenters.
Eddie Mair presents full coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
5/8 A satirical review of the week's news, chaired by Sandi Toksvig.
There's good news at last.
Soldiers' stories on stage; Norma Percy on Putin; L'Atalante. John Wilson presents.
Jonathan Dimbleby chairs a discussion of news and politics from Ingatestone, Essex.
Lisa Jardine reflects on her aversion to today's new sources of noise.
Exploring the show trial of dissident writer Vaclav Havel and others.
National and international news and analysis with Ritula Shah.
5/10 Riley leads his men through an important attack on German lines on the Somme.
7/9 Actress Emma Kennedy chooses the life of the American comedienne Gracie Allen.
Mark D'Arcy covers backbenchers' bills in the Commons.
The latest news from BBC Radio 4.
Prayer and reflection.
Youth unemployment, the music of Hitchcock, and how photos bring people back to life.
Saturday 21 January 2012