The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
2/5 Dave investigates the navigational abilities of bees and why they visit particular flowers (R)
The latest shipping forecast.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
News from BBC Radio 4.
A reading and reflection with the Rev Dr Peter McGrail of Liverpool Hope University.
Controlling harmful caterpillars by aerial spraying - Anna Hill looks at the controversy.
David Attenborough presents the sounds and story of the swift.
Queen's Speech previewed, plus what is sexosomnia? And Ray Harryhausen remembered.
Libby Purves meets former Home Secretary Alan Johnson MP and blues musician Johnny Mars.
3/5 Dave embarks on a mission to train a bumblebee sniffer-dog.
Botox for 20-somethings, Kate Figes on infidelity, extreme porn laws. With Jenni Murray.
3/5 Sam is furious when Lizzie innocently invites her drawing teacher Mr Brown for dinner.
1/4 Gunfight in Cairo, a nervous French woman and a Brazilian man's troubled love affair.
5/6 Milton Jones, Natalie Haynes, Lloyd Langford and Robin Ince join host Gyles Brandreth.
Winifred Robinson hears how DNA is being used to create new treatments for cancer patients
John Waite enters the world of the DIY financial traders.
The latest weather forecast.
Analysis of HM the Queen's speech, presented by Martha Kearney.
3/10 John considers pictures of the Mount of Olives and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
Clarrie's looking forward to her birthday. (R)
Adventure story about one the world's most successful drug smugglers. By Robin Brooks.
Have you been the victim of a money scam? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call on Wednesday.
Sleep and mental illness - Claudia Hammond on research looking into a shared mechanism. (R)
Special edition recorded at the British Sociological Association's 2013 conference.
Banning of football reporters, plus Labour's Harriet Harman on media ownership.
Full coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
2/4 Spoof phone-in show from the creators of The Fast Show, starring Rhys Thomas.
Eddie's out to impress.
Mud reviewed; Howard Jacobson reveals his Cultural Exchange; crime author MD Villiers.
3/5 Sam is furious when Lizzie innocently invites her drawing teacher Mr Brown for dinner. (R)
3/4 Journalists debate with Andrew Rawnsley what leading articles about the news should say.
Stewart Henderson makes the case for putting poetry back in political rhetoric.
Are modern 'neonicotinoid' pesticides behind the collapse of bee colonies? (R)
The Queen's Speech focuses on tougher rules for immigrants. News round-up with Ritula Shah
13/15 Unbeknown to Abdi, Debs is in Dadaab searching for news of his wife Azira.
2/6 Nathan Caton acknowledges that his dad loves his car more than him.
2/6 Guests include Graeme Garden, Johnny Daukes, Deborah Norton and Katie Maskell. (R)
Susan Hulme reports as Cameron and Miliband clash over the latest proposals for new laws.
3/5 Dave embarks on a mission to train a bumblebee sniffer-dog. (R)
Floods, hotter summers and lots of rats. Scientists predict the effects of climate change.
David Attenborough presents the sounds and story of the wood warbler.
Thursday 9 May 2013