The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/5 Kate Summerscale's new book follows a sensational trial in Victorian England.
The latest shipping forecast.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
News from BBC Radio 4.
Spiritual reflection and prayer to begin the day with Richard Hill.
Agricultural land in England is expected to reach an all time high of £9,000 per acre.
With James Naughtie and Sarah Montague. Includes Sports Desk; Weather; Thought for the Day
Jim Al-Khalili talks to Pat Wolseley talks about her obsession with lichen.
Razia Iqbal talks to Hilal Sezgin about what it means to a Muslim in modern Germany.
2/5 Isabella Robinson cements her friendship with Edward Lane.
Feminism in family life, and the Olympic footballer Kelly Smith. With Jenni Murray.
2/5 Laura meets the detective in charge of her case.
James Aldred encounters one of the world's most powerful birds of prey, the harpy eagle. (R)
Comedian Stewart Lee explores the early pioneers and rumblings of electronic music.
Should the relaxation of Sunday trading laws for the Olympics be made permanent?
James Naughtie profiles the artist who has long been at the forefront of British art.
The latest weather forecast.
News, analysis and comment from the UK and around the world, with Martha Kearney.
2/5 Lucy visits Latvia, where she finds that life for young people is particularly tough.
Pawel makes himself at home.
1/6 A community interpreter's girlfriend is arrested for assaulting a police officer.
2/4 Matthew Sweet discovers his favourite painting is a forgery. But does it really matter?
What will Britain's landscape look like in 2060? Tom Heap on our changing climate.
Chris Ledgard listens to the ways in which preachers use words and the power of language.
3/9 Tory MP, author and adventurer Rory Stewart champions the life of Sir Walter Scott.
Eddie Mair with interviews, context and analysis.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
6/6 Harvey is excited as wedding bells are in the air for his daughter, Charlie. (R)
Jamie expects the worst.
Interview with Alanis Morissette, review of Take This Waltz, and music for the cactus.
Clubs or corporations? Jim White reports on the Premier League's first 20 years.
Ian Macrae on why complex Paralympic classifications are deterring blind competitors.
Dr Mark Porter asks why some medical conditions are over-diagnosed, thanks to test results
National and international news and analysis, presented by Ritula Shah.
2/5 Helen Dunmore's new ghost story set after the Second World War. Read by Jasmine Hyde.
3/4 Kevin talks to a stupid man, Apollo 11 mission commander Neil Armstrong and a hypnotist.
1/3 Ross Noble visits bustling Shanghai, teeming with spittoons and parks packed with people. (R)
The 2012 UK apple crop could be down almost a fifth on last year due to rain and hail.
Wednesday 15 August 2012