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4/5 China currently mines more gold than any country, and everyone wants a part of it. (R)
The latest shipping forecast.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
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A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day, with the Rev Richard Frazer.
Britain's cows are too fat, and overeating could cause complications with calving.
Chris Packham presents the merlin.
Morning news. Includes Sports Desk; Yesterday in Parliament; Weather; Thought for the Day.
Kirsty Young talks to the Reverend Rose Hudson-Wilkin. (R)
5/5 Even in the 21st century, gold-dealing remains an archaic practice.
Part-time working men, Edith Cavell and blindness in women. With Sheila McClennon.
5/5 A detective investigates a series of unexplained deaths in London's Catholic community.
Will immigration from southern Europe help Germany's chronic labour shortage.
2/4 Pam shares her love of horses. She is joined by Geoffrey Whitehead and Felicity Montagu.
What happens inside a supermarket testing lab, plus broadband speeds and black boxes.
The latest weather forecast.
Ministers set out new rules to curb losses from IT projects after successive failures.
Prof Colley posits some possibilities about UK development following the independence vote
Tom tries to make amends. (R)
Ian Curteis re-imagines February 1945, through the eyes of British spy Donald Maclean.
Peter Gibbs hosts an edition of the gardeners' panel discussion from Sparsholt College.
1/2 By CD Rose. Rome, 1977. Why is a young woman so interested in a lawyer's daily routines?
Matthew Bannister on a Tory fundraiser, a broadcasting campaigner, a poet and a runner.
Tim Harford presents a detailed looked at the impact immigration has on the public purse.
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3/5 Steve Punt, Hugh Dennis and the team present a comic take on the week's news.
Jazzer sees more than he bargained for.
Martin Bailey and Kirsty Lang visit the National Gallery to see Van Gogh's Sunflowers.
5/5 A detective investigates a series of unexplained deaths in London's Catholic community. (R)
Jonathan Dimbleby presents political debate and discussion from Gwyn Hall in Neath, Wales.
Adam Gopnik hails the development of the self-drive car as the way to rescue his manhood.
3/3 Linda explores Britain's relationships with North America, Europe and expatriate Britons.
Update from the Syria peace talks. News round-up with Philippa Thomas.
5/10 A reflection on the men who have mattered in Rose Zimmer's life.
7/8 Businessman Mark Constantine champions the life of poet Kahlil Gibran with Matthew Parris. (R)
Mark D'Arcy reports from Westminster.
5/5 Even in the 21st century, gold-dealing remains an archaic practice. (R)
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A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day, with Rabbi YY Rubinstein.
The programme that starts with its listeners.
Saturday 25 January 2014