The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
Obesity Clinics and the 'cruel optimism' that still promises the good life.
The bells from the Church of the Holy Cross in Crediton, Devon.
The latest shipping forecast.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
News from BBC Radio 4.
A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day with the Rev Peter Whittaker.
McDonald's defends its decision to not serve 100% British food at London 2012.
The latest weather forecast for farmers.
Includes Sports Desk; Weather; Thought for the Day.
Andrew Marr and Max Hastings, Mary Beard, John Guy and Lola Young.
1/5 The men leave Grimsby and motor through northern Germany.
Is surgery still too dominated by men? and Alex Polizzi on how to run a family business.
1/5 Deciding against Shirley's offer, Bev resorts to desperate measures to save the salon.
Stephen Evans tells the story of daring East German defector Ernst Degner.
3/3 George Barton dies in exactly the same way as his wife a year earlier.
Cheap student housing, unpaid internships and 24 hour shoe TV.
The latest weather forecast.
Martha Kearney presents national and international news.
11/30 Clare Balding tells a story of lies, expulsions and bigotry when rugby split in two.
Tracy has second thoughts.
1/3 Premier League footballer Rod finds that wealth and fame make no odds in a police station.
Second semi-final, with competitors from Elgin in Morayshire, London, Twickenham and Sale.
In these uncomfortable times, Sheila Dillon asks what role food plays in giving comfort.
Nicholas Parsons chooses some of the pieces of writing which have moved and inspired him.
Ernie Rea and guests discuss the role of Bishops in the House of Lords.
Eddie Mair presents the day's top stories.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
2/8 Ross Noble, Paul Merton, Jenny Eclair and Gyles Brandreth join host Nicholas Parsons.
Plans are brewing at Bridge Farm.
Mark Lawson interviews Daniel Radcliffe, who now stars in the film The Woman in Black.
3/3 Mark explores the relationship between the police and other agencies.
Europe thinks the unthinkable - what happens if the eurozone splits.
Quentin Cooper asks if Freud was a scientist, and reviews the week's science.
The Arab League wants the UN to send a peacekeeping mission to Syria.
1/10 It is 1985 and life is about to change for the art critic Sukhanov.
2/4 Can Sylvia and Caroline help with a case of inadvertently encouraged romantic interest? (R)
Sean Curran with the day's top news stories from Westminster.
A pig farmer refutes allegations of cruelty made by undercover animal welfare campaigners.
Tuesday 14 February 2012