The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
2/5 Plath's charismatic high school teacher recognises her 'lyric gift'.
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.
It is feared some of England's biodiverse landscapes could be lost as a grant scheme ends.
Homecare report analysed, Dresden survivor remembers, plus beatboxing and brains.
Libby Purves meets tenor Toby Spence and journalist and academic Andrew Solomon.
3/5 The early life of Sylvia Plath, as she struggles with the sexual hypocrisy of '50s America
Sex and relationships education; Theresa May on the Power List. With Jenni Murray.
3/5 Darleen is upset by Social Services' apparent negative reaction to their wanting a baby.
4/4 Chris Ledgard explores the cinematic and zoological legacy of the Spielberg classic, Jaws.
Razia Iqbal tells the story of the first western symphony orchestra in the Gulf. (R)
The risks of a badly written will. Going without holiday insurance. With Winifred Robinson
The latest weather forecast.
Shaun Ley presents national and international news.
3/5 Carol Ann Duffy explores poems that commemorate the making of vows.
Exhaustion sets in for Vicky.
A young Iranian student must try to prove he is gay to claim asylum in the UK. (R)
Confused by mortgage rates and costs? Call Ruth Alexander or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
New shingles vaccine, contraception for over-35s, first aid and early clues to Parkinson's
Laurie Taylor pays tribute to the work and legacy of the sociologist, Stan Cohen.
FT editor Lionel Barber, TV cooks since Delia, and the Royal Charter debate.
Eddie Mair with interviews, context and analysis.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
6/6 Love is in the air as Douglas and Herc fight it out over the fruit tray.
David can't believe Pip's latest news.
Marcel Duchamp, Mark Ravenhill goes running, actor David Oyelowo and dangling storylines.
How do we balance the interests of the victim and defendant in the justice system?
5/5 Tim Harford tells the story of Chris Ferguson, who applied game theory to poker, and won.
The British landscape is being choked by familiar enemies. Tom Heap investigates.
Can democracy knit together Pakistan? Special report presented by Ritula Shah.
3/8 Lydia Wilson reads Sylvia Plath. Buddy reveals himself and Esther decides to be seduced.
Highlights from the last series of BBC Radio 4 Extra's topical sketch show.
Susan Hulme reports from Westminster.
A deal over horse movements between the UK, France and Ireland is fuelling illegal trading
Thursday 14 February 2013