The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/5 Valentine's Day, 1989, and author Salman Rushdie's life is changed forever.
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 Bishop Joe Aldred.
A provisional licence to cull badgers is issued in Gloucestershire.
Nato to scale-down joint operations in Afghanistan, plus complaints rise about GPs.
Susan Hulme reports on Michael Gove's plans to shake up the exam system in England.
Jim Al-Khalili interviews Prof David Nutt about research into drugs and the brain.
Sarfraz Manzoor talks to author Judith Kerr about making public a personal story.
Christian worship with a Bible reading, prayer and music.
Nigel Slater, Tessa Jowell, and women in the Mormon church. Presented by Jane Garvey.
2/5 A freezing winter gives way to a heatwave, and the bubonic plague claims its first victims
3/24 Is it going to be brownfield sites that will provide the room for wildlife to flourish?
4/5 The enduring appeal of the Dire Straits classic is explored by those touched by the piece.
National and international news and the shipping forecast.
Who should benefit from employment law - the employer or employee? With Shari Vahl.
The latest weather forecast.
News, analysis and comment from the UK and around the world with Martha Kearney.
7/10 How Karl Marx saw the future as predetermined by inexorable economic forces.
Darrell brings bad news.
6/6 Frank thinks he's going to have a quiet day, but then a childhood pal turns up.
Commentary on Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe from Hambantota.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
2/4 Comedy offering an insight into the private lives of the famous.
Pawel needs to talk.
Brad Pitt in Killing Them Softly reviewed, choirmaster Gareth Malone, comedian Greg Davies
Rana Mitter discovers the unexpected thinking behind China's welfare state.
Is self-employment a good choice for the visually impaired? Peter White investigates.
US research suggests screening all women for ovarian cancer does more harm than good.
Nato tactics in Afghanistan; two police officers killed in Manchester. With Robin Lustig.
2/15 Merivel sets out on a dazzling journey to the glittering court at Versailles.
4/4 Jack's discovery that Frank's daughter made a porn film drives him to find her co-star.
Susan Hulme with the day's top news stories from Westminster.
2/5 Salman Rushdie describes how storytelling was central to his life as a youngster.
Agriculture Minister David Heath says the government is committed to the badger cull.
Wednesday 19 September 2012