The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/5 Eight-year-old Sylvia suffers the loss of her father, Otto.
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 the Rev Paul Mathole.
An industry expert says the horsemeat scandal could be good news for British farmers.
Barclays' new strategy, James Bulger's father speaks out, plus Darwin and modern medicine.
Winifred Robinson returns to the Bulger family, 20 years after the murder of their son.
John McCarthy talks to Rafi, an Afghan refugee who fled to Britain in 2011.
2/5 Plath's charismatic high school teacher recognises her 'lyric gift'.
Eve Pollard reveals the Woman's Hour Power List. With an audience in the BBC Radio Theatre
2/5 Darleen wants a baby, and Jamie is shocked when he thinks she has stolen one.
24/24 Brett Westwood looks at a bird on the edge of extinction - the slender-billed curlew.
2/5 More than just 'da da da dum' - how Beethoven's famous symphony touched people's lives.
Consumer phone-in presented by Julian Worricker. Can we trust the food we buy?
The latest weather forecast.
Shaun Ley presents national and international news.
2/5 Carol Ann Duffy takes a look at poets' different seduction strategies.
Elizabeth goes on a treasure hunt.
Dusty Springfield tours South Africa in 1964, but refuses to play segregated audiences.
Tom Holland and guests discuss the ideas and events that are making history.
The British landscape is being choked by familiar enemies. Tom Heap investigates.
Abdul-Rehman Malik explores whether it is possible to be a Muslim without believing in God
Harriett Gilbert is joined by Meg Rosoff and Sara Pascoe to discuss the books they love.
Eddie Mair with interviews, context and analysis.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/6 The Questers find themselves in the hands of the wildly unpredictable Queen Eleanor.
Exhaustion sets in for Vicky.
Catholic documentary Mea Maxima Culpa reviewed; director Marianne Elliott; Ray Cooney.
Does the European Union spend too much on self-promotion?
How to keep your job if you lose your sight. Peter White discusses your legal rights.
New shingles vaccine, contraception for over-35s, first aid and early clues to Parkinson's
How will China react to North Korea's nuclear test? News round-up with Ritula Shah.
2/8 Esther remembers the first time Buddy Willard kissed her, at the Yale Junior Prom.
1/4 Susan Calman examines the topic of equal marriage, from a personal perspective.
Sean Curran and the BBC parliamentary team report from Westminster.
It is feared some of England's biodiverse landscapes could be lost as a grant scheme ends.
Wednesday 13 February 2013