The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/4 Jonathan Lethem recalls an unnerving journey hitch-hiking in the USA.
The latest shipping forecast.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
News from BBC Radio 4.
Reflection and prayer with the Rev Peter Baker.
Peas are rotting in the field, with farmers unable to harvest them after weeks of rain.
Including Sports Desk, Yesterday in Parliament, Weather and Thought for the Day.
MPs begin debating government plans to reform the House of Lords. With Susan Hulme.
4/4 Niall Ferguson asks what constitutes a vibrant and independent civil society.
Spiritual reflection with a Bible reading and prayer. Led by Canon Stephen Shipley.
Post-exam break. Where are the youngsters going and what are they telling their parents?
7/10 Elgin is paid a visit by an agent from the FBI, who makes a shocking revelation.
The truth about the life of the urban chicken is revealed by Natalie Haynes. (R)
The story of Sibelius's notorious 'lost' Eighth Symphony, and its remarkable rediscovery.
National and international news and the shipping forecast.
Consumer phone-in with Julian Worricker. Working beyond 65 - who benefits most?
Jim Naughtie considers the life and legacy of the eminent prima ballerina.
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news with Martha Kearney.
Coverage of England v Australia in the fifth One Day International from Old Trafford.
Global news and analysis with Robin Lustig.
7/10 Kumar takes Mabbut to see the destruction caused by the Astramex Corp.
4/6 The Monkeys discuss symmetry with Marcus Du Sautoy, Alan Moore and Adam Rutherford.
Susan Hulme with the day's top news stories from Westminster.
Yasmin Alibhai-Brown talks to Louis de Bernieres about the impact of family breakdown. (R)
Hundreds of dairy farmers angry at price cuts are taking their fight to Westminster.
Wednesday 11 July 2012