The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/5 The checkerboard pattern of lowland Britain reveals a history of boundaries and enclosures
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 Sister Gemma Simmonds.
UK trials of GM crops could be in peril after protests over GM wheat, with Anna Hill.
Debating new nuclear and the energy bill, Everest, ASBOs and Paul Simon's Graceland.
The day's top news stories from Westminster with Sean Curran.
Jim Al-Khalili meets Antarctic scientist Lloyd Peck and discovers giant sea spiders.
Fi Glover talks to internet entrepreneurs who have made London a global start-up centre.
Christian worship with a Bible reading, prayer and music, led by Father Philip Sumner.
Female breadwinners, politics of gardening and Dr Lucy Worsley. Presented by Jane Garvey.
2/5 MI5 agents Yasmin and Jonathan continue eavesdropping on targets Rachid and Samira.
2/3 Are humans causing the sixth great mass extinction event in Earth's history?
2/3 Hummel's trumpet concerto is the subject of Frances Fyfield's forensic musical study.
National and international news and the shipping forecast.
Why is childcare so costly in the UK? Consumer phone-in with Julian Worricker.
The latest weather forecast.
Martha Kearney presents the national and international news.
2/5 Considering the impact food has on health by looking at two deadly loaves from history.
Alan tries his powers of persuasion.
Jane Purcell's riotous comedy follows a hapless school field trip in the un-PC 1970s.
Tom Holland presents the popular history magazine.
Miranda Krestovnikoff examines claims that jellyfish are taking over the world's oceans.
1/2 Michael Morpurgo finds out what Systematic Synthetic Phonics are.
8/8 Lynn Barber talks to Matthew Parris about Sebastian Walker of Walker Books.
Eddie Mair presents full coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
2/6 A bottle of expensive whisky goes missing, so Martin becomes the Miss Marple of MJN Air. (R)
Adam enjoys the simple life and Tracy gets a present.
Mark Lawson with actor John Simm, author George RR Martin and a Eurovision song review.
Geoff Watts asks why the source of new medical drugs is drying up.
An update on the government's Personal Independence Payments proposals. With Peter White.
3D body scanners and eating disorders, rise of the 'neuro-novel', and teenagers' brains.
What impact will the eurozone's troubles have on the global economy? With Ritula Shah.
2/5 Charles Wales has returned to Paris to meet with his dead wife's family.
1/4 Dr Henry Pickerskill recalls a bullied day boy and his mother. Stars Ian McDiarmid. (R)
Sean Curran reports on events at Westminster.
2/5 How the Neolithic art of coppicing is renewing itself in 21st-century competitions.
A merger of two dairy co-ops could mean better milk prices for some UK dairy farmers.
Wednesday 23 May 2012