The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
4/5 The age of the stagecoach changes the face of British pubs.
The latest shipping forecast.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
News from BBC Radio 4.
A short reflection and prayer with Bishop Donal McKeown.
Nearly half of EU member states will be producing illegal pork from the start of January.
Includes Sports Desk; Yesterday in Parliament; Weather; Thought for the Day.
Sister Wendy Beckett, nun and art expert, is interviewed by Kirsty Young.
5/5 The myths and the ghosts of landlords and ladies past.
The longest-serving NHS nurse is about to retire. Plus, cooking chestnuts at Christmas.
5/5 The showdown in the desert reaches its climax, as Modesty puts the escape plan into action
Durham University debaters attempt to pass on their skills to those less privileged.
Janet Ellis celebrates that most unpredictable of mythological beings, the genie. (R)
Shoppers cut back on essentials and spend on comfort food instead. With Peter White.
Fi Glover presents a conversation between the parents of Tommy, their child with autism.
The latest weather forecast.
Shaun Ley presents national and international news.
5/10 Marina Warner is drawn into the tales' rich history of illustration.
Jazzer makes Lynda blush.
A journalist joins a group who believe the Mayan prophecy that the world will end today.
Eric Robson hosts a special Christmas edition of GQT from Muncaster Castle.
2/3 A builder uncovers part of a mural and relives the life and death of his lost son.
Matthew Bannister on Sir Lawrie Barratt, Galina Vishnevskaya, Jack Hart and Tommy Roberts.
Tim Harford investigates US gun crime statistics and the average age of first-time buyers.
Fi presents a conversation about the price paid by one online disability rights campaigner
Eddie Mair with interviews, context and analysis.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/8 Satirical review of the week's news, chaired by Sandi Toksvig. With Jeremy Hardy.
It's all change at Ambridge View.
New interviews with Judi Dench, Sam Mendes, Hilary Mantel, Sheridan Smith and more.
Jonathan Dimbleby presents political debate from Haddenham in Buckinghamshire.
Will Self warns against the false prophets of the new priesthood of economics.
Comic play about the French Revolution starring Richard E Grant and The Penny Dreadfuls. (R)
Afghanistan, violence in Kenya and how the Poles view the EU. With Philippa Thomas.
5/5 Christmas leads Mary to reflect on the family she has not seen in 20 years.
3/9 Lemn Sissay joins Matthew Parris to discuss Queen Victoria's favourite, Prince Alamayu.
Mark D'Arcy looks back at the year in parliament, as MPs begin their Christmas break.
Fi Glover presents a conversation about the daily irritations of living with one you love.
The latest news from BBC Radio 4.
A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day with Archbishop Vincent Nichols.
'Will you marry me, Mister?' A listener proposes to her boyfriend during a show about love
Saturday 22 December 2012