The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
3/5 The family is now homeless but Penelope is determined to rebuild their lives. (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.
Charlotte Smith on why nearly half the government's animal health laboratories will close.
Chris Packham presents the fieldfare.
Morning news. Includes Sports Desk; Yesterday in Parliament; Weather; Thought for the Day.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Hindu ideas about the creation of the universe.
4/5 For her second novel, The Bookshop, Penelope relives memories of Southwold.
Christmas jumpers - faux pas or fashion essential? British women's film industry success.
4/5 With the wedding just two days away, Harriet, the vicar, pops in for a trim.
One year on from the attack in Delhi, the experience of women who've chosen to report rape
Laura Barton shares her fascination with the cultural phenomenon of tomboys.
Diesel problems, the chancellor's Autumn Statement and the fight against counterfeit trade
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news.
4/5 Before the Civil War, any bank could issue its own dollar bills - good for counterfeiters.
Joe gives some sound advice. (R)
3/4 Pilgrim is forced assist a mismatched couple in their very unusual courtship.
Tales of smuggling, a nuclear power station and medieval churches on Romney Marsh.
The St Martin-in-the-Fields Christmas Appeal. Give on 0800 082 8284 or Radio 4 website. (R)
Lee Child talks about Killing Floor, the first Jack Reacher book. With James Naughtie. (R)
Francine Stock talks to Daniel Radcliffe on playing a beat poet in Kill Your Darlings.
The global march of valley-girl 'uptalk' - now men too are upwardly inflecting.
Full coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
2/6 Impression show about the private lives of public people.
Jamie steps in.
Arts news, including a review of Daniel Radcliffe in beat poets film Kill Your Darlings.
4/5 With the wedding just two days away, Harriet, the vicar, pops in for a trim. (R)
Have the Coalition's terror reforms struck the right balance?
Peter Day discovers if a war game can help bridge the gap of healthy living in Newcastle.
The global march of valley-girl 'uptalk' - now men too are upwardly inflecting. (R)
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Hindu ideas about the creation of the universe. (R)
Osborne says austerity plan working, but job of recovery 'not yet done'. With David Eades.
A spiritual comment, prayer and tribute to Nelson Mandela with Andrew Graystone.
Action is needed to tackle Bovine Viral Diarrhoea in England and Wales, says advisor.
Chris Packham presents the teal.
Friday 6 December 2013