The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
4/5 The much maligned adder, and how to catch one. (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 Alison Murdoch.
Why is New Zealand lamb cheaper to buy in our shops than UK-produced lamb?
Steve Backshall presents the story and sound of the sparrowhawk. (R)
Morning news and current affairs. Includes Sports Desk; Weather; Thought for the Day.
Kirsty Young talks to Dame Wendy Hall. (R)
5/5 Family memories, a natterjack sings, and the 'alien' Camden Creature.
Should domestic violence be a specific crime? And what is causing the birth rate to fall?
5/5 Velveteens' debut single hits the airwaves, and Janice Long loves it.
Sean Rocks discovers how soul music and blues first gained an audience in 1960s Ireland.
2/6 Vanessa Feltz relives her teenage years, growing up in North London in the late '70s. (R)
Peter White asks the new minister for high streets how to better support small retailers.
Fi Glover with a conversation about the lasting impact of facing living death in Auschwitz
The latest weather forecast.
Shaun Ley presents national and international news.
Prof Kathy Willis explores the discovery of new laws to create plant hybrids.
Adam trusts Ed. (R)
By Jon Canter. When God appears to Simon in a dream, Simon tells him he doesn't exist.
Peter Gibbs hosts the horticultural panel programme from Shropshire.
3/3 Sophie's life is assaulted by emotional challenges and an unforgiving environment.
Matthew Bannister on an architect, a modelling agent, an editor, an actress, a puppeteer
Lyse Doucet on reporting from Gaza. And we question the Gardeners' Question Time team.
The German government receives word that Britain will remain neutral.
Coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/6 Uh-oh - Marcus Brigstocke has got himself elected as a Member of the European Parliament.
Charlie lays it on the line.
Kirsty Lang talks the blues with singer Loudon Wainwright III, father of Rufus and Martha.
5/5 Velveteens' debut single hits the airwaves, and Janice Long loves it. (R)
Edward Stourton presents political debate and discussion from Margate in Kent.
Will Self reflects on what the changing nature of utopias says about us.
By Mike Bartlett. A young Welsh MP is drawn into a web of political intrigue. (R)
In-depth reporting and analysis from a global perspective.
10/10 Nella bids her husband farewell and welcomes the new arrival.
2/6 Conflicts, big and small - what do they have in common? Evan Davis and guests discuss.
A survivor of Auschwitz reflects with her granddaughter on its impact on them both.
5/5 Family memories, a natterjack sings, and the 'alien' Camden Creature. (R)
The latest news from BBC Radio 4.
Prayer and reflection with the Rev Neil Gardner of Canongate Kirk, Edinburgh.
The programme that starts with its listeners.
Saturday 2 August 2014