The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/5 Mark Wallington embarks on a one-man ukulele tour of Great Britain.
The latest shipping forecast.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
News from BBC Radio 4.
A short reflection and prayer to begin the day with Andrea Rea.
The controversial Severn barrage, which MP Peter Hain quit his job to support.
With the Dalai Lama, debate on Franco-German relations, and special educational needs.
The day's top news stories from Westminster with Susan Hulme.
Frances Ashcroft on a lifetime spent studying the link between blood sugar and insulin.
Fi Glover talks to the founders of the new tech companies in Silicon Roundabout, Hackney.
Christian worship with a Bible reading, prayer and music, led by Andrew Graystone.
Calmer parenting, 'punishment shootings', and osteoarthritis. Presented by Jane Garvey.
2/5 Sam goes to see an autopsy, while Elizabeth begins dancing lessons with Mr Pembleton.
1/3 Adam Rutherford asks why almost all of life became extinct 250 million years ago.
1/3 Frances Fyfield explores the manuscript of Britten's Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra.
National and international news and the shipping forecast.
Consumer call-in with Julian Worricker, discussing the need for more UK foster carers.
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news and analysis with Martha Kearney.
2/5 Ivan Hewett is joined by musicologist Cliff Eisen to explore the key of G minor.
There's a sporting theme at The Bull.
2/3 Three lives on three continents connected by one event. (R)
Helen Castor on the forgotten war of 1812, West Indian cricket and the history of Tamworth
Drought in the south but plenty of water elsewhere. Why not move it? Tom Heap investigates
Old BBC programmes chopped up and recycled into something new. (R)
7/8 Diana Athill joins Matthew to explore the life of the Spanish painter Francisco de Goya.
Full coverage and analysis of the day's news with Eddie Mair.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/6 When MJN flies near the North Pole, the hunt is on for polar bears and a rogue lemon. (R)
Lynda has high expectations.
Dexys Midnight Runners return, ballgowns at the V&A, and Brice Marden. With John Wilson.
David Aaronovitch investigates 'declinism' - the idea that human society is in decline.
Peter White talks to Prof Andrew Lotery about the interim results of the IVAN trial.
Money and motivation, street therapy and reforming the law on insanity.
National and international news and analysis with Robin Lustig.
7/10 Aaron is spending a lot of time thinking about the early days of his marriage.
3/3 The Limpet and the Lugworm reveal the funny side of life between the tides.
William Hague says the euro crisis is 'the biggest single obstacle to economic recovery'.
2/5 Mark Wallington's ukulele tour takes in the Isle of Wight.
Multi-million pound supermarket contracts bought with bribes of luxury holidays.
Wednesday 16 May 2012