The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
5/5 Mao's support of the system of communal kitchens exacerbates China's famine disaster.
The latest shipping forecast.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
The latest news from BBC Radio 4.
Spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day with the Rev Canon Dr Sam Wells.
'Tina's been walloped a fair few times.' What it's like to work in a care home.
News headlines, plus a look at the papers.
The latest weather forecast.
Helen Mark visits a restored open cast mine in Leicestershire, now a haven for wildlife.
With ash dieback now in the wild in the UK, Anna Hill reports on our threatened woodlands.
Includes Yesterday in Parliament, Sports Desk, Weather, Thought for the Day.
Richard Coles and JP Devlin with actress and impressionist Jan Ravens.
1/2 Martha Kearney tells the story of Britain's GI years during the Second World War.
Andrew Pierce of the Daily Mail looks behind the scenes at Westminster.
Despatches from Nigeria, Greece, India, Princeton and a Parisian chocolate shop.
Paul Lewis on child benefit, car insurance auto-renewal complaints, and Comet customers.
9/9 Sandi Toksvig with Jeremy Hardy, Susan Calman, Justin Edwards and Lloyd Langford.
Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the political discussion and debate programme from Cardiff.
Topics up for discussion include the EU budget vote.
2/10 Detective Inspector Beck is sent to Budapest to search for a missing journalist.
3/5 Ivan is joined by violinist, Prof Paul Robertson, to explore the ecstatic key of E major. (R)
Launch of the Woman's Hour Power List, Julia Bradbury, and cooking on a budget.
Full coverage of the day's news.
Evan Davis and guests discuss the different strategies companies use to set their prices.
Clive Anderson and guests with an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy.
Tim Franks profiles the Chinese leader-in-waiting Xi Jinping.
Tom Sutcliffe and guests offer sharp, critical discussion of the week's cultural events.
Dominic Sandbrook tells the story of how British radio began.
3/4 While sailing through the Arctic wastes, Captain Walton picks up an unexpected passenger.
Michael Buerk chairs a debate on the morality of drone attacks, with special guests.
Tom Sutcliffe puts his mind-bending questions to teams from Wales and the Midlands.
Mike Greenwood visits Alamein on the trail of a unique anthology of World War Two poems.
2/3 Martin Jarvis directs Joanne Whalley in a tale of loneliness and mysterious pilfering. (R)
News from BBC Radio 4.
The bells of St Thomas's Church, Norbury, Stockport.
Sunday 4 November 2012