The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
2/5 As her ordeal begins, Judith clings on to her hope that her husband is safe. (R)
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 Sheikh Ibrahim Mogra.
British Sugar is accused of intimidation tactics by sugar beet growers.
Steve Backshall presents the story and sound of the house martin.
Call for better care training, plus Branagh on Macbeth and Aussie sporting underdogs.
Libby Purves meets singer Natalie Cole and columnist Liz Jones.
3/5 Judith gets a phone call - but worryingly it's from her son, rather than her husband.
Zora Neale Hurston, a woman's value if she has no children, and do looks matter at work?
8/10 Louise feels unexpected pity for her father, while Sid is rescued by an old friend.
Mukti Jain Campion examines the world's most ambitious national identity scheme.
2/10 Paul and Steve take a walk to a lonely clifftop cottage.
With a look at standing charges and tips on when to buy a holiday to get the cheapest deal
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news.
3/5 Mark meets novelist Brian McGilloway, whose books explore the long shadows of the Troubles
Brenda's had enough. (R)
3/3 James travels to Faringdon House, home to eccentric Lord Berners and his menage a trois.
Need advice about pension planning or retirement choices? Call Vincent Duggleby.
Dr Mark Porter goes on a weekly quest to demystify the health issues that perplex us. (R)
Laurie Taylor explores a new academic field emerging. Also, political violence in Pakistan
The BBC Chairman and DG appear before MPs over exec pay offs; Rupert Murdoch's Sun tape.
Coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
3/6 Uh-oh - Marcus Brigstocke has been put in charge of a thing! This week, his own prison.
David's backseat driving.
Arts news with Mark Lawson. Novelist Pat Barker makes her selection for Cultural Exchange.
8/10 Louise feels unexpected pity for her father, while Sid is rescued by an old friend. (R)
When is it morally justifiable for an elected government to be thrown out in a coup?
1/4 Tim Harford is joined by Malcolm Gladwell for the first in this new series of talks. (R)
How 26 miles of precision-engineered tunnels are created through London's erratic geology.
Libby Purves meets singer Natalie Cole and columnist Liz Jones. (R)
Egypt prosecutor orders arrest of Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie.
3/5 Can the mysterious Hempstock womenfolk send Ursula Monkton back to wherever she came from?
Mark Steel uncovers the stories and characters that make up Leith in Edinburgh. (R)
Susan Hulme and the BBC parliamentary team report as Cameron and Miliband clash again.
Charlotte Smith hears fears over the future of the rural postal service.
Steve Backshall presents the story and sound of the coal tit.
Thursday 11 July 2013