The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
Laurie Taylor explores the role of oil in shaping our society and economy.
The bells of St Mary the Virgin, Chislet, Kent.
The latest shipping forecast.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
News from BBC Radio 4.
A reading and a reflection to start the day with the Rev Peter Baker.
A vote in Europe today could see a ban on some pesticides linked to bee decline.
The latest weather forecast for farmers.
Morning news and current affairs. Includes Sports Desk; Weather; Thought for the Day.
Lisa Jardine with Gavin Turk, Tanya Ronder, Rick Gekoski and Paul Roberts.
1/5 Charles Moore's meticulously-researched portrait of the former British prime minister.
Why are there so few female comedians on our screens? Presented by Jane Garvey.
6/10 A suggestion of Rachel's finds Sid basking in some unexpected attention.
Jemima Khan investigates the practice of polygamy in the UK today.
1/4 Avoid eBay, descale kettle, buy jeans, tone upper arms, retrieve asthma pump from Hoover.
The fixed term energy bills that cost more and can you have a dignified cut-price funeral?
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news.
1/5 Piers Plowright begins his series by visiting the source of the River Thames.
Pip is making a point.
1/3 Max and Sean investigate the case of an ex-colleague suspected of domestic violence.
6/6 Three University of Leeds students take on their professors in the upbeat quiz.
Charles Campion reveals the secrets of great black pudding at the 'world championships'.
Lee Mack marks the centenary of Sid James with a fascinating look at his lesser-known work
5/6 Are our connected modern lives making us lonelier than ever?
Full coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
4/6 With Henning Wehn, Katherine Ryan, Graeme Garden and Lloyd Langford. David Mitchell hosts.
Eddie's planning something special.
Lucy Moore on dancer Nijinsky; Cultural Exchange - Bernardo Bertolucci's favourite film.
3/3 Anne is in Brussels and Paris to explore the empire of Napoleon Bonaparte.
Inside the Belarusian university which escaped repression by moving to Lithuania.
The latest in the battle against bovine TB, as leading scientists meet with policy makers.
News round-up with Ritula Shah. Is Iraq returning to civil war?
6/15 Abdi and Debs have had their first disagreement but she is the one he turns to in a crisis
Michael Rosen discovers why instruction manuals are so hard to follow.
Peter White interviews Margaret Maughan, who won Britain's first Paralympic gold medal. (R)
The European Commission pushes through a ban on neonicotinoid pesticides to protect bees.
Tuesday 30 April 2013