The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
2/5 The author considers steel pan, a Caribbean import which seeped into London's soundtrack. (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 Andrea Rea.
Defining the 'new' in new potatoes, a new dairy job for an ex Minister, and combines roll!
Michaela Strachan presents the story and sound of the rock pipit.
Morning news and current affairs. Includes Sports Desk; Weather; Thought for the Day.
4/4 Does London need a Lord Mayor in a state coach now it has Boris on a bike?
5/5 Do we keep cats, or do they keep us? The myths and the mysteries of felis catus explored. (R)
3/5 Lloyd Bradley charts the arrival of Afro-rock, a genuine London sound with African roots.
Women and online misogyny. Female breadwinners. Author Meg Wolitzer. With Jenni Murray.
3/5 Things unravel further for Karen, and husband Jack is out on his first date with a man.
3/3 Paul Farley follows the path of a heart valve from its Milan manufacturers to a UK patient
7/10 Gunfire at the Madrid nightclub, and a dying man's confession.
The latest on HIV home-testing kits. Consumer news with Chris Warburton.
Is the new health helpline fit for purpose? John Waite investigates.
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news.
3/5 Clive Lawton tells the story of Elijah, a miracle-working, wild-eyed anti-social itinerant
Oliver comes up with a solution. (R)
Satirical reflection on the perils of manipulating our identities in the online world.
2/4 David Grossman investigates the ways that savers, investors and consumers pay for the City
2/7 Lisa Jardine describes how Britain's desire to build an empire promoted botany. (R)
Laurie Taylor considers the impact of drug enforcement operations.
Steve Hewlett talks to Nick Pollard about the appointment of James Harding to BBC News.
Coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
2/6 Caitlin Moran revisits her teens when she was home-schooled in Wolverhampton. (R)
Jennifer is in the way.
Peter Doig, crime writer Chris Brookmyre, Under the Dome, Riz Ahmed on Street Fighter II.
3/5 Things unravel further for Karen, and husband Jack is out on his first date with a man. (R)
1/4 David Baddiel presents the best of the series which mixes new ideas and personal stories.
Jad Adams thinks we are dealing with homelessness less well than in the 1930s.
With the rise of modern technology is there still a role for human touch in healthcare?
4/4 Does London need a Lord Mayor in a state coach now it has Boris on a bike? (R)
In-depth reporting and analysis from a global perspective.
3/10 It's 1962, and the team are pushing hard for promotion, but it's on a knife edge.
3/10 Evan Davis and guests take the temperature of the Green movement.
3/5 Lloyd Bradley charts the arrival of Afro-rock, a genuine London sound with African roots. (R)
What are French farmers hoping to achieve by smashing eggs in the streets of Brittany?
Michaela Strachan presents the story and sound of the Arctic skua.
Thursday 15 August 2013