The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/5 Daniel Tammet explores the ways in which different cultures approach and describe numbers.
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 Mark Coffey.
A report claims that if we relied only on UK fish, 2012's supplies would run out today.
News and current affairs, including whether 'free banking' remains viable in the UK.
Jim Al-Khalili goes under the Antarctic ice with glaciologist Martin Siegert.
A young French woman talks about what it means to be a Muslim in modern Europe.
Christian worship with a Bible reading, prayer and music, led by the Rev Ernest Rea.
Julia Davis, Anna del Conte, post-natal psychosis and royal mothers. With Jane Garvey.
2/5 The situation in Agok is getting worse, and tensions outside and within are rising.
Martin Wainwright looks at our national night time obsession - with the beauty of moths. (R)
How Western classical music underpinned the golden age of the Hollywood film score.
National and international news and the shipping forecast.
Consumer phone-in with Julian Worricker. How to get value for money in higher education.
James Naughtie considers the influence of one of Britain's most successful businesswomen.
The latest weather forecast.
News, analysis and comment from the UK and around the world, with Shaun Ley.
2/5 Alison Steadman tells how the Canada goose and ruddy duck became British birds.
Vicky faces a difficult decision.
2/6 Sarah discovers possible child abuse in a tug-of-love case involving a foreign father.
3/4 Matthew Sweet asks: When exactly does a balding man become bald?
What fish can we expect in our seas in 2060? Tom Heap investigates climate change Britain.
Chris Ledgard endures bars, clubs and flight paths to listen to speech through noise.
4/9 Actor Bill Paterson nominates a Scottish actor little known outside Scotland.
Full coverage and analysis of the day's news with Eddie Mair.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
Mark Steel uncovers the stories and characters that make up Leith in Edinburgh.
Susan rides to the rescue.
Novelist James Meek, The Three Stooges return, and Stockhausen's epic opera Mittwoch.
Navid Akhtar investigates the huge global rise of halal products and services.
Professor Philip Rosenfeld on discovering that Avastin can treat macular disease.
Dr Mark Porter asks whether doctors can try too hard in the early detection of disease.
The UK economy, a report from Argentina and a discussion about rape, with Ritula Shah.
2/10 For the first time in daylight, Baratte visits the church of Les Innocents.
4/4 Kevin goes into space, meets a bandit and evokes the powerful gods of Ancient Egypt.
2/3 Ross Noble tries to climb up Table Mountain and discovers Cape Town's very posh monkeys. (R)
2/5 Former maths tutor Daniel Tammet recounts his pupils' refreshing approach to numbers.
The Northern Irish farming community speaks out about plans for a National Park.
Wednesday 22 August 2012