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4/5 In the Detroit public school system, writer Mark Binelli finds a beacon of hope.
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 Sharon Grenham-Toze.
European Commission experts weigh up a ban on neonicotinoid pesticides to protect bees.
'Violence risk' after military tours. Plus, what should press regulation look like?
Kirsty Young talks to children's author David Almond, creator of the award-winning Skellig
5/5 Mark Binelli asks if Detroit has a future and surprises even himself with the answer.
The real prisoner's wives, double-whammy pensioners and hooray for Bollywood.
5/5 Writing is beginning to take a bigger role in Fred's life.
An oil bonanza could be on the cards for Ireland, but who will benefit and at what cost?
4/6 Musicals can fly. Or crawl. Should Sam invest his lottery win in one?
2012's top consumer gripes; Asda Mums tell it like it is. Consumer news with Peter White.
The latest weather forecast.
Shaun Ley presents national and international news.
5/5 Might the Baroque still be with us? Tim Marlow meets the Baroque-inspired artists of today
Tom hears some home truths.
By Marcy Kahan. The story behind Noel Coward's appearance in 60's movie The Italian Job.
Eric Robson and the GQT team visit Alexandra Palace in North London.
2/3 On a bus journey, one woman's travelling rituals are upset by an unexpected companion.
Matthew Bannister on Ieng Sary, Princess Lilian of Sweden, Tony Gubba and John Shine.
When is censoring music appropriate? And are analogue listeners missing out on new drama?
Interviews, context and analysis.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
5/8 Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis present a comic run through the week's news.
Darrell is put on the spot.
Our Queen, a TV documentary with rare access; poet John Ashbery; Beyond the Hills review.
Jonathan Dimbleby presents political debate and discussion from Ayr in Scotland.
Lisa Jardine reflects on comets and the lessons to be learned from early astronomers.
By Lynne Truss. A firefighter struggles to come to terms with the death of his friend. (R)
News and analysis with David Eades. The US boosts its defences against North Korea.
5/10 Lara recalls the death of her father and the family upheaval that followed in its wake.
Robert Peston and Bernadine Evaristo join Harriett Gilbert to recommend much-loved books.
Mark D'Arcy with the day's top news stories from Westminster.
The latest news from BBC Radio 4.
A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day with Father Martin Graham.
The programme that starts with its listeners.
Saturday 16 March 2013