The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
Laurie Taylor explores the ways in which human beings have resisted the idea of mortality.
The bells of St Olave's Church, City of London.
The latest shipping forecast.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
News from BBC Radio 4.
A spiritual reflection and prayer to begin the day, presented by the Rev Johnston McKay.
A global shortage of corn means shoppers may soon have to pay for more for meat.
The latest weather forecast for farmers.
Debating rail investment, plus the mother of a man who died from dehydration.
Jonathan Freedland takes the long view of Libor with a 14th-century financial scandal.
2/5 A new series uncovering the powerful relationship between our financial and legal systems.
1/5 For the young Carmen, her childhood days are marked by innocence and ebullience.
Prom fever, jobless at 50, Cook the Perfect, and making yourself heard. With Jane Garvey.
1/5 It's 1664, and Sam's thoughts turn increasingly towards the ladies in his life.
Cricket was almost wiped out in Ireland. Kevin Connolly tells the story of its revival.
6/6 Mark performs in Wigan, talking about pie-eating and the radicalism of George Formby. (R)
Breaking mobile phone contracts, barring disabled people from buses and local shop parking
James Naughtie considers the controversial parliamentarian Enoch Powell.
The latest weather forecast.
Forty-five minutes of news, analysis and comment from the UK and around the world.
1/5 Columnist Simon Barnes introduces Hardeep Singh Kohli to the magical sounds of the dawn.
Emma goes out on a limb.
Tensions flare when Peggy Guggenheim and her daughter spend the summer together in Venice. (R)
13/13 Paul Gambaccini chairs the 2012 final of the general knowledge music quiz.
Nine-year-old blogger Martha Payne explains how she triggered a debate on school food.
Singer Cerys Matthews shares some of her favourite pieces of poetry and music.
5/6 Brian Cox, Robin Ince and guests look at one of the most tantalising ideas of cosmology.
Eddie Mair with interviews, context and analysis.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
4/6 From Swansea. Tim, Barry and Graeme are joined by Rob Brydon. Jack Dee is in the chair.
Lynda acts as agony aunt.
Verdict on The Dark Knight Rises, Tate Modern's new Tanks, and film-maker Asif Kapadia.
Matthew Syed explores the puzzling but powerful phenomenon of home advantage in sport.
Migrants fleeing war or poverty who are risking their lives to reach the European Union.
Angela Saini examines new technology designed to speed up airport security checks.
Ritula Shah presents national and international news and analysis.
1/10 Lost loves recalled, in Booker winner John Banville's new novel, read by Dermot Crowley.
Dominic Arkwright and guests consider inner demons and the embracing of the dark side.
The government defends itself over the shortfall in Olympic security. With Susan Hulme.
This season's carrots will be short in size and short in number due to the heavy rain.
Tuesday 17 July 2012