The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
3/5 Rose George comes face to face with the scourge of modern shipping - piracy. (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 the Rev Canon John McLuckie.
A new research project aims to make docking pigs' tails a thing of the past.
Brett Westwood presents the story and sound of the mistle thrush.
Including Yesterday in Parliament, Sports Desk and Thought for the Day.
John Waite investigates whistleblowing: is the price too high for questioning wrongdoing?
4/5 From her berth on the Kendal, Rose George looks at the environmental impact of shipping.
Is grey hair a feminist issue? Plus Lib Dem MP Jo Swinson; miscarriage; Jean Sprackland.
4/6 Alia investigates a psychiatric hospital where women go in but never seem to come out.
Looking for love in a country where there will soon be 24 million bachelors.
Simon Russell Beale reappraises Oh! What a Lovely War in its 50th anniversary year.
How will the next generation get on the housing ladder? With Winifred Robinson.
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news.
Anne McElvoy explores how the 'permissive society' provoked a new, populist conservatism.
Lilian's got a story to tell. (R)
1/6 A local councillor is caught selling drugs. On the surface it seems an open and shut case.
Helen Mark meets Alistair McGowan at a plum festival in the Vale of Evesham.
Anthony Horowitz presents an appeal on behalf of the charity Kidscape. (R)
Jhumpa Lahiri, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, on her latest book The Lowland. (R)
Francine Stock talks to director Ron Howard and writer Peter Morgan about F1 film Rush.
Is this week's new stem cell research a breakthrough for regenerative medicine?
Coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
2/6 The new priest in Lenzie, Father Green, is under scrutiny from the bishop. (R)
Martyn lays down the law.
Arts news with John Wilson. Francis Bacon and Henry Moore paired in a new exhibition.
4/6 Alia investigates a psychiatric hospital where women go in but never seem to come out. (R)
Investigating the death of bank intern Moritz Erhardt and the working culture of the City.
Peter Day looks at a future when cows and cars will be connected to the internet.
Is this week's new stem cell research a breakthrough for regenerative medicine? (R)
John Waite investigates whistleblowing: is the price too high for questioning wrongdoing? (R)
Can Russia and the US agree a plan for Syrian chemical weapons? With Ritula Shah.
4/10 At the opening night party, Thomas meets a Russian journalist with a passion for crisps.
2/4 Award-winning comedian Colin Hoult is ringmaster in this new character-based sketch show.
Rachel Byrne reports from Westminster.
4/5 From her berth on the Kendal, Rose George looks at the environmental impact of shipping. (R)
The Seasonal Agricultural Workers scheme is to end; so who replaces them in the fields?
Brett Westwood presents the story and sound of the great spotted woodpecker.
Friday 13 September 2013