The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
2/5 Working in Johannesburg and doing a degree, Mandela becomes interested in politics. (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 Most Rev George Stack.
There is a warning to farmers after an unlicensed gangmaster is jailed for seven years.
Chris Packham presents the water rail.
Including Yesterday in Parliament, Sports Desk and Thought for the Day.
Libby Purves meets musician Jamie Cullum and Professor Richard Dawkins.
3/5 Mr Mandela's involvement with the ANC leads to his arrest and trial for High Treason.
Jenni Murray discusses Susan Boyle's Aspergers diagnosis. Plus childcare in Fiji.
3/5 Sam and Elizabeth visit the hot springs at Bath. Sam thinks the water isn't clean.
1/4 Alan Dein's back with the story of two Norfolk landladies and their ill-assorted lodgers.
1/4 Richard Wilson charts the extraordinary effect Victor Meldrew has had on his life.
Winifred Robinson asks why so many diesel drivers are being landed with big repair bills.
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news.
Jeremy Summerly uncovers a developing professionalism in carol singing and writing.
Who is the mysterious visitor at Ambridge Hall? (R)
By Shelley Silas. Sarah becomes obsessed with her strange-seeming neighbours. (R)
For the best rates on cash accounts, email or call Ruth Alexander and guests.
Brains struggle with learning to dance. Claudia has a lesson with Strictly's Robin Windsor (R)
Laurie discusses a landmark study into communities. Also, pockets in Papua New Guinea.
Mike Darcey, chief exec of News UK, talks about the success of Sun digital subscriptions.
Coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
3/6 Young Stephen falls in love, discovers something about himself and breaks his first heart.
Tom seeks advice.
Mark Lawson presents news from the worlds of arts, literature, film and music.
3/5 Sam and Elizabeth visit the hot springs at Bath. Sam thinks the water isn't clean. (R)
What are the moral limits of forgiveness? Engaging debate chaired by Michael Buerk.
1/3 Tim Harford and his guests tell intriguing stories inspired by maps.
Gaia Vince asks if geoengineering by blocking the sun could stop the earth warming up.
Libby Purves meets musician Jamie Cullum and Professor Richard Dawkins. (R)
Dementia pledge, US Ukraine threat, and Indonesian healthcare. With Ritula Shah.
3/5 Sook invites Buddy's worst enemy to their special party.
2/4 Barney reveals how George broke his heart by being unfaithful with a man called Tony.
2/4 Ben and Graham are short on food supplies and cannot radio main base. (R)
Sean Curran reports on Prime Minister's Questions and the rest of the day's events.
3/5 Mr Mandela's involvement with the ANC leads to his arrest and trial for High Treason. (R)
Farmers count the cost of the clean-up as the tidal surge causes damage to farmland.
Chris Packham presents the mute swan.
Thursday 12 December 2013