The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/5 Mould-breaking nature writer Kathleen Jamie takes listeners to a world of ice and silence.
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 Dr Jeremy Morris.
Embryos from dairy cows are being flown to China to set up herds with British bloodlines.
Debating affordable housing, eurozone jitters, cheap drugs and a mass trespass 80 years on
Ministers suffer fresh defeats in the Lords over plans to cut legal aid.
1/2 Peter White catches up with the youngsters who helped secure the 2012 Olympics for London.
A palliative care consultant discusses the place of honesty in matters of life and death. (R)
Christian worship with a Bible reading, prayer and music. Led by Canon Stephen Shipley.
Exam stress - tips to ease the tension. Vitamin D and pregnancy, and Shakespeare in Kabul.
2/5 Jackie gets closer to identifying the body of the young man found floating in the canal.
4/8 Hedgehogs are in decline. Paul Evans separates the science from the sentimentality.
Christopher Maltman debates the place of folk song in the classical recital repertoire.
National and international news and the shipping forecast.
Consumer phone-in with Julian Worricker. Is the Dangerous Dogs Act fit for purpose?
The latest weather forecast.
News and analysis of current affairs, presented by Martha Kearney.
7/20 A rare woodcut offers an insight into the troubles and tragedies of Elizabethan Ireland.
Alan is late for an important meeting.
A radio shock jock launches a poisonous campaign against an overworked hospital consultant
Refugee camps in 17th Century London, back to the future on the French Aerotrain, and more
Falmouth's plans to attract cruise ships could damage the environment. Tom Heap reports.
What's it like to lose the language spoken by your parents? Michael Rosen finds out.
4/8 Tom Robinson explains how educationalist George Lyward saved his life.
Full coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
4/6 Ed finds himself an unlikely star of local radio.
Tony grapples with technology.
Mark Lawson reviews Glenn Close in Albert Nobbs and interviews actor Harry Shearer.
Mark Doyle asks if Nigeria will become a full democracy or be torn apart by violence.
The Macular Disease Society reacts to Novartis's review on PCT's using Avastin
Dr Mark Porter on the claims of sports drinks and the benefits of joining a choir.
Dramatic revelations at the Leveson inquiry as James Murdoch gives evidence.
7/10 Maud has started to hear from Antigone the story of what happened in the civil war.
The comedy talk show which blends comedy and science, featuring comedian Colin Murphy. (R)
Sean Curran reports on a day at Westminster marked by clashes over the economy.
2/5 Mould-breaking nature writer Kathleen Jamie recalls the loss of her mother.
As attacks on sheep by dogs continue to rise, farmers make a fresh appeal to walkers.
Wednesday 25 April 2012