The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/5 After an unhappy early school life, Oxford beckons and Penelope flourishes. (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 Johnston McKay.
The Gloucestershire badger culling pilot has fallen well short of its target.
Chris Packham presents the barn owl.
Morning news. Includes Sports Desk; Yesterday in Parliament; Weather; Thought for the Day.
3/3 Jonathan Glancey looks to the future, and asks whether we should try to build a new city.
5/5 Hardeep learns who is cool and who is not, and talks to an orthopaedic surgeon. (R)
2/5 The Fitzgeralds appear quite the golden couple. But things begin to fall apart.
Mona Eltahawy; Randi Zuckerberg; pregnancy and mental health; role models for girls.
2/5 Bev's plans to muscle in on Theresa and Nigel's wedding arrangements are moving forward.
Sea lions in California are developing cancer from ocean pollution. What can be done?
2/5 Pascal Rogé leads us through a personal and musical journey of Erik Satie's Gymnopédies.
How much is debt a part and parcel of our lives? Shari Vahl answers calls and emails.
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news.
2/5 In 1785, the leaders of the new republic declare the dollar will be the monetary unit.
Caroline offers tea and sympathy. (R)
By Julian Poidevin. Happy family life is disrupted when Tom's son Simon comes to stay.
5/7 Jay Rayner hosts the culinary panel programme from Fishbourne, West Sussex.
8/10 It's the turn of the audience to question Edwyn Collins about his album Gorgeous George.
4/4 Historian Michael Scott ends his series with a global perspective on the year 0BC.
Fern Britton and Katherine Grainger talk to Harriett Gilbert about their favourite books.
Coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
2/5 Comedy sketches from the quirky world of David Mitchell and Robert Webb.
Helen has to hide.
Arts news, interviews and reviews with Mark Lawson, including a review of Nebraska.
2/5 Bev's plans to muscle in on Theresa and Nigel's wedding arrangements are moving forward. (R)
We face a housing crisis, but is land the real issue? Chris Bowlby investigates.
Gary O'Donoghue gets a rare opportunity to sit in the Speaker's chair in the Commons.
Claudia launches 3 new awards to recognise outstanding help and support in mental health.
3/3 Jonathan Glancey looks to the future, and asks whether we should try to build a new city. (R)
In-depth reporting and analysis from a global perspective.
7/10 Laurie and Andrew are drawn closer than ever by an emergency on the ward.
3/6 A witty, irreverent and unashamedly rational look at the world of fossils and geology.
Michael Gove on British academic achievement in English, maths and science.
2/5 The Fitzgeralds appear quite the golden couple. But things begin to fall apart. (R)
Hear one farmer's solution to dealing with hundreds of thousands of pink-footed geese.
Chris Packham presents the blackbird.
Wednesday 4 December 2013