The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/5 Carol Shaben reads a report about a plane crash back in Canada with only four survivors.
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 Sheikh Michael Mumisa.
UK organic cereal farmers are facing seed shortages due to this year's wet weather.
The Savile scandal, plus the US presidential debate, and what's in a nickname?
1/2 Prof Michael Sandel discusses the philosophy of immigration with a Texan audience.
2/5 Pilot Erik Vogel was not happy about flying north on the evening of 19 October 1984.
PD James, Tina Nash on surviving domestic abuse, Rose Heilbron. Presented by Jane Garvey.
2/5 Yukinari finds his presence in the palace is not welcomed and Shonagon's mind diverted.
8/24 Birds of prey numbers are rising in the UK, but not every countryside user welcomes this.
1/4 Stuart Maconie tells the story of the fifth and final album by the Police.
What lessons can be learned from the Jimmy Savile case? Phone-in with Julian Worricker.
The latest weather forecast.
News, analysis and comment from the UK and around the world with Martha Kearney.
2/15 Mark Lawson uncovers German history in the crime novels of Friedrich Durrenmatt.
Fallon is feeling nervous.
A twist on history as astronauts retrieve the bodies of the first men on the moon.
Tom Holland is joined by Dr Lucy Worsley and Prof Owen Davies.
The environment of Laos remains scarred by American bombing. Tom Heap joins the clean-up. (R)
Joshua Rozenberg asks how the courts will treat claims made by victims of Jimmy Savile.
Justin Webb and Frances Fyfield tell Harriett Gilbert about the books they love.
Full coverage and analysis of the day's news with Eddie Mair. Includes Weather.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
3/6 Adam is keen to take on an allotment. His dad Rudy would prefer a patio.
Don has made his decision and Hayley is getting hot under the collar.
Sharon Olds on her poems charting the end of her marriage; Squeeze on writing new songs.
After the West Coast rail debacle, Michael Robinson investigates government outsourcing.
Dr Graeme Douglas on his research into visually impaired teenagers.
Dr Mark Porter on insulin pumps, night terrors, self-harming and penile cancer.
Savile and trust in the BBC, Libya one year on, and the end of Ceefax. With Ritula Shah.
7/10 Grace is injured while Violet is away visiting her sister and becomes dangerously ill.
1/4 The comedian entertains at home, with a nourishing menu of Welsh rarebit. (R)
Sean Curran with the day's top news stories from Westminster.
Farmers' groups say they had no option but to postpone the pilot badger cull.
Wednesday 24 October 2012