The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/5 The untold story of Mao's Great Famine, during which 36 million Chinese starved to death.
The latest shipping forecast.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
News from BBC Radio 4.
Prayer and reflection with the Rev Neil Gardner, minister of Canongate Kirk, Edinburgh.
A warning that the global trade in plants lays the UK wide open to new diseases.
Storm Sandy, unnecessary cancer treatment, and swapping MPs with scientists.
2/2 Prof Michael Sandel discusses the philosophy of welfare benefits with a Boston audience.
2/5 When Yang Jishen's father died of starvation, he thought it was just a personal tragedy.
Launch of the Woman's Hour Power List - Jenni Murray talks to judges' chair Eve Pollard.
2/5 Jeanne has married a small-minded landowner and begins to adapt to life's disappointments.
9/24 Brett Westwood explores the growing phenomenon of citizen science.
2/4 Story of the last album to feature full contributions from Richey James Edwards.
With Julian Worricker. We're out of recession, but how does it feel for you?
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news presented by Martha Kearney.
7/15 Leonardo Sciascia created crime stories to depict the power of the Mafia in Sicily.
Josh shows his enterprising streak.
As 13-year-old Sophie faces her own mortality, she has some advice for her future self.
As Black History Month draws to a close, has the annual celebration served its purpose?
1/14 Billy Bragg talks to John Wilson about Talking with the Taxman about Poetry.
Joshua Rozenberg asks what it is like to represent yourself in court.
John Finnemore and Peter Hitchens discuss books by Michael Frayn and Josephine Tey.
Full coverage and analysis of the day's news with Eddie Mair. Includes Weather.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
4/6 Adam attends a business conference to network and is determined to leave his dad behind.
Alarm bells are ringing for Brenda.
Lionel Shriver on The Master, photography at the National Gallery; composer Thomas Adès.
Ahead of elections for police commissioners, do we need so many separate police forces?
How do charities portray visually impaired people in adverts without upsetting end users?
Claudia Hammond reports on 60 years of the Anna Freud Centre and how it uses neuroscience.
Superstorm Sandy - counting the cost for the US economy. With Robin Lustig.
2/10 Dr Deman discovers a baby adopted by a local celebrity bears a strong resemblance to Agnes
2/4 The Londoner serves up comedy and music from Pippa Evans, Stephen K Amos and more. (R)
A health minister says that abuse at care homes is a 'national scandal' that 'has to end'.
The government's Environment Research Agency sets out plans for containing ash dieback.
Wednesday 31 October 2012