The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/2 By Kate Hamer. Winner of the Welsh short story contest.
The latest shipping forecast.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
Commentary on the fourth day of the fourth Test between India and England from Nagpur.
Neil's worries increase, and Matt has cause for celebration.
Sister Wendy Beckett, nun and art expert, is interviewed by Kirsty Young.
National and international news and the shipping forecast.
5/6 Victoria Wood joins regulars Tim, Barry and Graeme on the panel. Jack Dee chairs.
Sheila Dillon discovers surprising stories behind humble British vegetables.
The latest weather forecast.
Global news and analysis, presented by Shaun Ley.
4/6 Hardeep Singh Kohli visits the last Independent Labour Party socialist tea room in the UK.
Peter Gibbs and the team take questions in Cranleigh in Surrey.
Fi Glover proves that it's surprising what you hear when you listen.
4/4 The full consequences of the Count's revenge shake Paris. Will anyone be saved?
Barbara Kingsolver on her new book Flight Behaviour; David Baddiel on David Foster Wallace
Annie Freud explores the work of the all-American poet, William Carlos Williams.
Kamal Ahmed asks how far the Bank of England will need to change under its new governor.
1/8 Lyn and Steff embark on an audacious undertaking to pledge their love for each other.
Stuart Maconie makes his selection from the past seven days of BBC Radio.
Lynda has a directing dilemma.
3/4 Nick Mohammed stars as a wildlife expert on the edge of sanity. (R)
1/2 In a deserted hospital, a terminally ill man waits with his wife for the Mayan apocalypse.
Tim Harford looks at why the estimate for Eastern Europeans coming to the UK was so wrong.
Matthew Bannister on Ravi Shankar, Joseph Murray, Sir Patrick Moore and Alex Moulton.
O2 price rise, Asda credit cards, Repeat payments, Lloyds TSB & Co-op, Council Tax Benefit
Katy Hill presents the Radio 4 Appeal for children's charity Lively Minds.
Peter Day examines the government's aim to increase internet speeds across the UK.
Weekly political discussion and analysis with MPs, experts and commentators.
John Harris of the Guardian analyses how the newspapers are covering the biggest stories.
Francine Stock talks to Sir Peter Jackson about his new film The Hobbit.
Irma Kurtz reflects on her quest to find bohemia, with a small 'b'.
How British political parties construct history, and children's experiences in hospital.
The bells of York Minster.
Commentary on the final day of the fourth Test between India and England from Nagpur.
Monday 17 December 2012