The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/5 Simon Garfield starts his journey through maps in the Great Library of Alexandria.
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 Tina Beattie.
10,000 Irish farmers take to the streets to 'fight for the future of family farming'.
David Cameron on the EU, welfare, Boris and more, plus Miranda Hart on life and comedy.
Jim Al-Khalili interviews Professor Hugh Montgomery about the gene for fitness.
Kate Silverton explores how the fear of failure can limit life choices with Raymond Yiu.
2/5 After the brilliant theories of Alexandria, the world fell into a cartographic dark age.
Sexual harassment at work. Teenagers and drugs. Molly Ringwald.
2/5 Bev and Shirley take their unique hairdressing style to an old people's home.
6/24 Autumn is a time when the animal world is on the move with specific threats to survival.
Katie Derham delves into the fascinating world of musical life during the Second World War
Consumer phone-in. Julian Worricker hears listeners' views on benefit cuts.
The latest weather forecast.
News, analysis and comment from the UK and around the world with Martha Kearney.
2/10 How Kublai Khan, the man from Mongolia, beat the odds and conquered the south.
Ed is down in the dumps.
By Nick Warburton. Quirky satire on the education system with Mackenzie Crook. (R)
5/6 Nina Garthwaite hears about the cuts we make and how we learn to recover from them.
1.5 million tonnes of debris from the Japanese tsunami is heading towards North America.
4/4 Michael Portillo reconsiders the uncomfortable facts behind The Glorious Revolution. (R)
Mountaineers Ed Douglas and Andy Cave join Harriett Gilbert to recommend favourite books.
Full coverage and analysis of the day's news with Eddie Mair. Includes Weather.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/6 Rudy and Doreen are enjoying married life. Adam isn't.
Alistair offers some constructive criticism.
Pete Townshend reflects on the highs and lows of his career, as he publishes a memoir.
Alcohol smuggling is costing more than a billion pounds in lost taxes. Allan Urry reports.
People providing support to visually impaired workers go unpaid.
Dr Mark Porter asks if stem cell research is making a difference to patients.
Presented by Ritula Shah. Scotland Yard says Jimmy Savile was a predatory sex offender.
2/5 The playwright's girlfriend is not pleased to discover his deception.
3/4 The team of brilliantly stupid scientists attempt to make war just a bit more gentle.
Mark D'Arcy with the day's top news stories from Westminster.
Farmers in Northern Ireland will get an extra 15 million on next year's support payments.
Wednesday 10 October 2012