The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/5 Heston Blumenthal recreates a recipe from the oldest extant cookbook in English. (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 Imam Monawar Hussain.
Reports of food fraud have gone up by a third, despite fewer resources for food testing.
Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson presents the rock dove.
Including Yesterday in Parliament, Sports Desk and Thought for the Day.
1/4 Grayson Perry analyses the complex process of judging quality in contemporary art.
2/5 Heston Blumenthal puts his own twist on a 15th-century recipe called Pome Dores.
Supermodel and campaigner Waris Dirie, and celebrating Ada Lovelace on her special day.
2/10 Ned enters a competition to paint the Queen's portrait.
Human population pressure on soils can impact on the earth worm, reducing soil fertility.
2/3 Alvin Hall looks at the 1960s and 70s, a period of social development for black people.
How we can improve care homes for the elderly? Andrea Sutcliffe takes calls and emails.
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news.
Fergal Keane considers Britain's counter terror techniques in Kenya and Malaya.
Jamie takes the initiative. (R)
By Julia Hollander. Environmental activists are on trial for breaking into a power station (R)
4/6 Josie Long presents a sequence of mini documentaries about the pain of growing up.
Is Britain heading for an energy crisis? Tom Heap asks how do we keep UK lights on.
Attorney General Dominic Grieve on sentencing, the laws of war and human rights.
Arlene Phillips and Jocelyn Jee Esien talk to Harriett Gilbert about favourite books.
Coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/6 Angus Deayton hosts the panel show conceived not for the panellists but by them. (R)
Ed feels demoralised.
Actor David Jason; Rufus Norris, next director of the National Theatre; Jeremy Deller.
2/10 Ned enters a competition to paint the Queen's portrait. (R)
Who are the British jihadists fighting in Syria and could they pose a threat to the UK?
Peter White hears how the Young Apprentices fared, and Dave Clarke joins the Hall of Fame.
Does linking child immunisation to benefits and child care improve vaccination rates?
1/4 Michael Blastland invites us to discover the way we think, behave and make decisions. (R)
In-depth reporting and analysis from a global perspective.
2/5 A famous writer remembers the strange shock that started his career.
3/3 As the detective retraces the deceased's final steps, he risks becoming the next victim.
Susan Hulme reports from Westminster.
2/5 Heston Blumenthal puts his own twist on a 15th-century recipe called Pome Dores. (R)
NFU president Peter Kendall won't be standing for re-election.
Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson presents the short-eared owl.
Wednesday 16 October 2013