The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/5 For the young Carmen, her childhood days are marked by innocence and ebullience.
The latest shipping forecast.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
News from BBC Radio 4.
A spiritual reflection and prayer to begin the day, presented by the Rev Johnston McKay.
This season's carrots will be short in size and short in number due to the heavy rain.
Are Olympic branding rules too tight? Plus Scottish gay marriage, and a pedalo odyssey.
The government denies it was slow to deal with security problems at the London Olympics.
1/3 Top economists discuss with Stephanie Flanders how to get the UK economy to grow again.
4/5 Ivan Hewett talks with French horn player Roger Montgomery about the key of F major. (R)
Christian worship with a Bible reading, prayer and music, led by Judy Merry.
Elizabeth Streb; planning a career around a baby; Bond's bikinis. Presented by Jane Garvey
2/5 Sam's younger brother Tom falls ill, and some surprising secrets emerge about his life.
1/2 Who should have the final say on important issues in science, researchers or the public?
Anna Chen explores the history of the famous Chinese model operas.
National and international news and the shipping forecast.
Consumer phone-in with Julian Worricker on the package of investment in the railways.
James Naughtie profiles the founder of the modern hospice movement.
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news with Martha Kearney.
2/5 Para world champion Kay Lucas introduces Hardeep to the concentrated serenity of archery.
Lynda acts as agony aunt.
By Jane Thornton. Stephen Tompkinson stars in an extraordinary true story about fatherhood
3/5 Jay Rayner presents a programme from the Latitude Festival.
1/4 Baroness Shirley Williams returns to her childhood homes. (R)
Chris Ledgard looks at referendums and the art of asking the right question.
TV producer Jon Plowman and publisher Tim Coates discuss their favourite books.
Full coverage and analysis of the day's news with Eddie Mair.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
4/4 Featuring How Do I Get Up There?; The Ginge, The Geordie and The Geek; and Pappy's.
There's an uninvited guest at Brookfield.
Hattie Morahan and Dominic Rowan on booing at the theatre, John Lydon and literary letters
Why are areas of Britain losing millions of pounds of regeneration money from Europe?
Eye care is lacking in care homes and text-to-speech facility is missing on some e-books.
Dr Mark Porter asks if amateur sportspeople should be screened for heart conditions.
Fighting in Damascus intensifies, but is the momentum with the government or rebels?
2/10 Alexander Cleave remembers his 'first encounter' with his best friend's mother, Mrs Gray.
5/6 Brian Cox, Robin Ince and guests look at one of the most tantalising ideas of cosmology.
Sean Curran reports on a gruelling session for the chief executive of G4S, Nick Buckles.
2/5 Shortages at her father's shop show Carmen a different side to the villagers.
ASDA covers the cost of price cuts to dairy farmers. Will Morrisons and the Co-op follow?
Wednesday 18 July 2012