The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
3/5 Shin hears about life outside the prison wire and dreams of escape.
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 Dr Mark Wakelin.
The GM wheat which scares off aphids by smell, being trialled by UK scientists.
Why is there still no Mark Duggan inquest? Plus the politics of language, class and food.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the measurement of time.
4/5 Shin has escaped Camp 14, but he is alone outside the wire for the first time in his life.
Jenni Murray presents a listener phone-in on marriage.
4/10 Giacinto and Grixenda's love blossoms at the Festival of Our Lady of Rimedio.
Crossing Continents investigates prescription drug abuse among Canada's aboriginal people.
Robin Denselow examines the growing influence of the Mexican drug ballad, or narcocorrido.
Pasties, air passenger rights, illicit cigarettes, and why the union flag is flying high.
The latest weather forecast.
Martha Kearney presents the national and international news.
4/5 Mary Colwell meets a man whose life revolves around tiny green plants.
Alice is desperate for all the gossip.
A war-damaged man's wish to fly changes a boy's life forever. A new play by Rachel Joyce.
Helen Mark investigates the Flat Holm nature reserve off the Cardiff coast.
Angela Rippon presents an appeal on behalf of the charity Sport Relief.
Mariella Frostrup talks to Marilynne Robinson about her new collection of essays.
Hugh Grant on his new role, and why the films of Jean-Luc Godard are pretentious nonsense.
Gas eating bacteria, how to save the world and what stripes might do to your figure.
Eddie Mair presents full coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
6/6 Kate Adie tries eating porridge, bingo, yoga and reading Swallows and Amazons. (R)
Brian has a battle on his hands and Robert is left with chores to do.
Mark Lawson takes the Harry Potter studio tour; the screenplays which were never made.
Is the government's welfare-to-work programme simply unworkable?
Evan Davis and guests discuss ruthlessness, and investing and selling in deprived areas.
Are rooks and crows as intelligent as apes? Joanna Pinnock investigates.
Increased demand for fuel, a general strike in Spain, and protestors in Madrid.
9/10 Stewart makes a dramatic discovery about the photos that incriminated him five years ago.
Stephen K Amos presents comedy and stories from the heart of the 2010 Edinburgh Fringe.
1/2 Alan connects with a snowbound single mum and hears stories of thwarted love online. (R)
Chefs and rare breed meat - is it about more than the name and the price tag?
Friday 30 March 2012