The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
3/5 Topiary was probably brought to these islands by the Romans - the controversy lingers on.
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 Sister Gemma Simmonds.
New multi-million pound funding for bioscience - but how much will be spent on GM crops?
Debating the eurozone, free banking, inflation, and the press and prison.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the celebrated Venetian explorer Marco Polo.
4/5 Hedge enthusiast Hugh Barker explores the legacy of Captain Leyland.
Hilary Devey from Dragons' Den. Plus Jo Wheatley cooks Jenni Murray the perfect pancakes.
4/5 Yasmin's sympathy for suspect Samira grows with the arrival of an unwanted house guest.
Kate Adie pulls together reports from Yemen, Sicily, Mexico, Riyadh and Vienna.
2/3 Pete Paphides tells the story behind Tusk by Fleetwood Mac.
Consumer news with Winifred Robinson.
The latest weather forecast.
Martha Kearney presents the national and international news.
4/5 A journey from Paris to Krakow reveals what bread says about three great European peoples.
Ifty puts the cricket team through their paces.
By James Graham. The murder of a prime minister in 1812 creates political chaos in 1997.
1/6 Clare Balding meets Stuart and his dog Poppy, walking round England for charity.
Chris Jones presents an appeal on behalf of the Multiple Sclerosis Trust.
Mariella Frostrup with the best new fiction and non-fiction, unearthing lost classics.
Francine Stock reports from the Cannes Film Festival with Ken Loach, Wes Anderson and more
Energy generation perceptions, light loving bugs, fast chips, and predicting earthquakes.
Full coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
4/4 Tom takes issue with his local curry house and their addiction to junk mail.
Darrell asks a difficult question. Meanwhile David is in the dark.
Artist Tom Phillips, writing final TV episodes, and Arnold Wesker at 80. With Mark Lawson.
Phillip Kemp asks if the investigation into MI6 agent Gareth Williams' death was flawed.
Peter Day asks why the Big Four accountancy firms are being investigated.
2/3 Are humans causing the sixth great mass extinction event in Earth's history?
Robin Lustig presents national and international news and analysis.
4/5 A love affair drives a young man to distraction.
3/4 Rory Bremner hosts the topical satire show.
Sean Curran reports on Westminster, where MPs argue over the latest figures on the economy
France's ban on growing GM Maize is rejected, but it won't be forced to drop the embargo.
Friday 25 May 2012