The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
2/5 Cixi forms an important political alliance and launches a palace coup. (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 Sister Jane Livesey CJ.
Restaurants are being inspected to make sure the meat they describe as Welsh actually is.
Brett Westwood presents the story and sound of the melodious warbler.
Morning news and current affairs. Includes Sports Desk; Weather; Thought for the Day.
Libby Purves meets film critic Barry Norman and singer Jacqui Dankworth.
3/5 Cixi adopts the three-year-old son of her sister and names him Emperor.
Jenni Murray looks at conditions inside a Russian women's prison, live opera and more.
3/5 A bachelor again, Frank organises the latest Clarencourt Cycle Club competition.
2/2 Headlines show an NHS in crisis. How can those in charge mend the culture?
2/4 Inspector Lestrade recalls Eugene Valmont, food connoisseur and detective.
Consumer news with Winifred Robinson.
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news.
3/5 Lucy Powell explores the dangers of erotic and political dreams in the Renaissance.
Joe's not having a good day. (R)
2/2 A cabal inside the police conspires to unseat the government. Starring Anthony Howell.
Got a question about bank accounts? Email Paul Lewis and guests at firstname.lastname@example.org.
3/5 Long-held resentments are finally expressed, ten years after the attack on the WTC.
The rise of instant noodles. Also, British men dancing like Brazilians.
Why BBC children's TV needs to offer more online, and 90 years of the Radio Times.
Coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
6/6 Author Kate Mosse's diary tells of a rain-soaked family holiday to the Lake District.
Brenda's catching up.
Mark Lawson meets writer William Boyd, as he publishes a new James Bond novel.
3/5 A bachelor again, Frank organises the latest Clarencourt Cycle Club competition. (R)
Is our legal right to challenge the power of government under threat? With Clive Anderson.
Prof Mona Siddiqui considers the importance of friendship in a divided world.
Tom Heap explores how fat from waste is helping us to heal and keep warm.
Libby Purves meets film critic Barry Norman and singer Jacqui Dankworth. (R)
In-depth reporting and analysis from a global perspective.
3/5 Two new arrivals at Churchill ruffle Lady Susan's best-laid plans.
4/6 Nigel is distracted from his teaching duties by his temporary homelessness.
4/4 The remarkable true history of rockets and the men, women and animals behind them. (R)
2/4 Ghanaian healer, injured dance teacher and barrister left for dead in a pool of blood. (R)
3/5 Cixi adopts the three-year-old son of her sister and names him Emperor. (R)
Should more development be allowed in National Parks? Charlotte Smith hears pros and cons.
Brett Westwood presents the story and sound of the great reed warbler.
Thursday 26 September 2013