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3/5 Mary crossed the Kalahari desert, heavily pregnant, in the wake of her explorer husband.
The latest shipping forecast.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
Commentary on the first day of the fourth Test between India and England from Nagpur.
Rachel Byrne reports on events at Westminster.
Christian worship with a Bible reading, prayer and music, led by Archbishop George Stack.
Justin Marozzi examines if Libya can come together again as one country.
Did drink and drugs rob Britain of a literary genius? David Taylor investigates.
National and international news and the shipping forecast.
Winifred Robinson on how we all may soon be printing our own spare parts at home.
The latest weather forecast.
Edward Stourton presents national and international news.
4/5 Tour Guides from the UK and Turkey compare notes.
Iftikar feels out of place.
A modern love story, reaching from Afghanistan to Northumberland, based on an old ballad.
Is the crisis in the UK's ash forests a vision of the future? Tom Heap reports.
Beatrice Achieng presents an appeal on behalf of the charity Build Africa.
Mariella Frostrup talks to India Knight about her hilarious new novel 'Mutton'.
Francine Stock talks to Sir Peter Jackson about his new film The Hobbit.
Science cash prizes, science in The Hobbit, and solving an archaeological hoax.
Eddie Mair with interviews, context and analysis.
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2/6 The team are horrified that the media have been invited to Malcolm's citizenship ceremony. (R)
Lynda is fuming.
Martin Freeman interviewed on The Hobbit, and musical recommendations from 2012.
4/5 Bonnie shouts at everyone, after throwing Miss Lonely Heart out of her cafe.
Linda Pressly asks, what happened with the Church of England's vote on women bishops?
Peter Day examines the government's aim to increase internet speeds across the UK.
15/24 Can the process of urbanisation of the British countryside be reversed through rewilding?
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Persian epic poem, the Shahnameh of Ferdowsi.
UK pays Libya rendition compensation; Maria Miller expenses; Litvinenko hearing.
4/5 Looking after Derek's wife Sukie, Richard realises he has fallen in love with her.
1/6 Yorkshire's acclaimed poet performs at the Mallard Theatre and struggles to get a hot meal (R)
The Chancellor faces questions about his autumn mini-budget. Susan Hulme reports.
4/5 Mary Livingstone endures four lonely years in the foreign land of Victorian Britain.
Commentary on the second day of the fourth Test between India and England from Nagpur.
Friday 14 December 2012