The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
4/5 When his mother suddenly dies, Paul examines her life with the hindsight of adulthood.
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 Janet Wootton.
Rice exports from India are threatened after a poor monsoon. With Charlotte Smith.
The Green Party's new leader, the shootings in Annecy and the ECB's plans for the euro.
Sue MacGregor reunites the architects and opponents of the infamous Poll Tax initiative.
5/5 Paul Auster embraces growing old with no recriminations, not nostalgic but looking forward
Jenni Murray on Zdenka Fantlova, the Oyster Eating Competition and surviving retirement.
5/10 Another suspicious death at the monastery further complicates Shardlake's investigation.
Paul Robertson's remarkable story of the Indian ragas he heard from within a coma.
4/6 Sitcom by Christopher Douglas and Nicola Sanderson about care worker Beauty Olonga.
Peter White reveals how many local councils have cut back on sport.
James Naughtie profiles Queen Elizabeth II, who celebrated her diamond jubilee in 2012.
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news.
5/5 Hannah looks back over the depression and guilt that accompanied her financial disaster. (R)
Pawel makes a surprising move.
A chance meeting of three former World War II special agents reveals dark secrets.
Peter Gibbs chairs a postbag edition of GQT, tackling questions sent in by post and email.
2/3 Every rucksack carried a copy - the 1970s traveller's guide to hitching on £10 a week.
Matthew Bannister on Rev Sun Myung Moon, Max Bygraves, Sir Rhodes Boyson and Hal David.
It's gloves off at the Radio 2 playlist meeting, and just how should you say 2012?
Eddie Mair with interviews, context and analysis.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/9 A satirical review of the week's news, chaired by Sandi Toksvig.
Neil tries to help.
Director Charles Sturridge; Iraq war novel; silent cinema return; chess sets by artists.
Jonathan Dimbleby chairs a live discussion of news and politics from Lympstone, Devon.
Sarah Dunant looks at attitudes to sexual behaviour from a historical perspective.
By Charlotte Jones. Chilling story of the tragic fate of Rosemary Kennedy, JFK's sister. (R)
US jobs figures, new tensions in Northern Ireland, and the latest from Syria.
5/10 A new love interest emerges as Serena embarks on her Sweet Tooth mission.
6/9 Comedian and performer Ken Dodd explains how Stan Laurel inspired him to go into comedy.
Mark D'Arcy reports on the day's debates in the Commons and the current political scene.
The latest news from BBC Radio 4.
Prayer and reflection with the Rev Scott McKenna of Mayfield Salisbury Parish, Edinburgh.
Would Eddie Mair swap his voice? Listeners talk about talking, and losing the voice.
Saturday 8 September 2012