The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
The 'new' Arab man; elite club membership in the House of Lords.
The bells of Sheffield Cathedral.
The latest shipping forecast.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
News from BBC Radio 4.
A reading and a reflection to start the day on Radio 4 with George Craig.
The Royal Parks close the doors on 'A Celebration of Farming' in Hyde Park.
The latest weather forecast for farmers.
Scotland's referendum, plus calls for a change to UK drug laws, and Bryan Ferry on Gaga.
Andrew Marr talks to Richard Ford, Lionel Shriver, Edward Luce and Thomas Grant.
1/5 By Adrian Fort. New biography of inspirational and groundbreaking politican Nancy Astor.
Alison Balsom, The End of Men and the Rise of Women and the future of family policies.
1/5 Katharina has been taken in by for questioning about her relationship with a young man.
Kate Williams explores the history and development of the modern winning smile. (R)
1/4 Featuring flowers and animals in springtime, spring elections and tips for spring cleaning
Cosmetic surgery changes, Sikh poppies and how to run UK's railways.
The latest weather forecast.
News, analysis and comment from the UK and around the world with Martha Kearney.
6/10 History's verdict on the man who left the terracotta warriors and a mighty empire.
Kenton is getting impatient.
By Mike Walker. Cutting corners on an oil-rig causes environmental devastation.
Teams from the south of England and the Midlands compete in the game of lateral thinking.
Tristram Stuart reports on the latest ideas to tackle our growing mountains of food waste.
Reece Shearsmith meets the female screen stars of horror.
3/7 Aleks Krotoski asks how digital devices are changing our memories.
Eddie Mair with interviews, context and analysis.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
3/6 John Lloyd and Jimmy Carr with Humphrey Ker, Pamela Stephenson Connolly and Andre Geim.
Jim tells a little white lie.
Tim Burton's new animation Frankenweenie; David Walliams on his memoir; US TV series Girls
Is it more effective to interrogate terrorist suspects with cruel or kind methods?
Prof Manuel Castells on the rise of new economic cultures since the financial crisis.
The Nobel Prizes for 2012; the science and the glory.
The Scottish independence referendum gets the go-ahead.
1/10 Violet Dimond has a terrible nightmare about her dead daughter.
Robin Hunt discovers the people that inhabit and work in the British Library. (R)
Sean Curran with the day's top news stories from Westminster.
On World Food Day, Anna Hill looks at how we may feed the rising world population.
Tuesday 16 October 2012