The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
3/5 Philip recalls exotic Sri Lanka, which is brimming with maritime life and stories. (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, presented by the Rev Scott McKenna.
The prime minister defends the government's decision to cull badgers.
Michaela Strachan presents the story and sound of the oystercatcher.
Morning news, including an interview the Bank of England governor Mark Carney.
1/4 Should a woman with severe disabilities be helped to get pregnant?
4/5 On the deck of a boat in New Zealand, the author sees a huge grey shape straight ahead.
Kelly Hoppen on joining Dragon's Den. Jackie Ashley on caring. Women in Iran.
4/5 The Dutch have entered the Thames, so Sam sends his wife to hide the family gold.
Tessa Dunlop looks at the wealth, power and influence of the Romanian Orthodox Church.
1/4 Paul is joined by Elton John, Joan Armatrading, Tim Rice, Michael Palin and Bob Harris.
Stolen mobile phones, diesel soot filters, and Yotam Ottolenghi on why we love hummus.
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news.
4/5 Hardeep Singh Kohli hopes to learn 15 new things about 'jam'.
It's Brian to the rescue. (R)
By Sarah Hehir. A first play for radio by a winner of the BBC Writer's Prize.
Open Country marks the naming of the new Forth crossing near Edinburgh.
Joanna Lumley presents an appeal for Children in Crisis. (R)
Deborah Moggach discusses her novel Tulip Fever with James Naughtie and a group of readers (R)
Robbie Collin talks to Johnny Depp about The Lone Ranger and his new take on Tonto.
New goal line technology kicks in this month - Adam Rutherford looks at how Hawk-Eye works
Coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
3/6 Childhood memories of competitive parenting and imagining life as ruler of the world. (R)
Kenton is full of plans.
Roddy Doyle on the return of his character Jimmy Rabbitte in his new novel The Guts.
4/5 The Dutch have entered the Thames, so Sam sends his wife to hide the family gold. (R)
Simon Cox investigates why we can't catch the athletes who dope.
Peter Day asks whether gene patenting is a good or bad thing for medical innovation.
New goal line technology kicks in this month - Adam Rutherford looks at how Hawk-Eye works (R)
1/4 Will Gompertz meets cultural entrepreneur Angelica Cheung, editor of Vogue in China. (R)
Population figures, Zanzibar attack, Domenico Rancadore, and malaria. With Roger Hearing.
9/10 There are more diversions and a showdown, as Morley and Sefton get nearer to the truth.
3/4 Jan gets complimented, as her ex-husband Frank sings a song, and supermarket revelations. (R)
5/6 Josie Long presents a selection of short documentaries with stories of loss and discovery. (R)
4/5 On the deck of a boat in New Zealand, the author sees a huge grey shape straight ahead. (R)
The different deals neighbouring farmers get, on either side of the English/Welsh border.
Michaela Strachan presents the story and sound of the long-tailed tit.
Friday 9 August 2013