The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/5 Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jared Diamond asks what traditional societies can teach us.
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 Father Martin Graham.
Anna Hill hears about a government rethink on compensating farmers for HS2.
Morning news and current affairs. Includes Sports Desk; Weather; Thought for the Day.
Sean Curran with the latest news from Westminster and beyond.
Live coverage from Rome with commentary by Ed Stourton and expert panel of guests.
2/5 Rosie's unexpected redundancy means Tom has to look far afield to bring home the bacon.
3/3 Erica McAlister explores how insect technology can solve human design problems.
Robin Denselow hears the music of the Saharawi people in the refugee camps of Algeria.
National and international news and the shipping forecast.
The future of the energy market, and a return to traditional men's shaving.
The latest weather forecast.
Martha Kearney presents national and international news.
2/30 Humans have found many ways to communicate. David goes to Ghana to hear the talking drum.
Elona tries to be proactive.
The washing machine is broken and the kids are fighting. So begins another typical day.
3/6 Michael Blastland looks at humans' insatiable desire for change and the new.
Alice Roberts asks if a UK baby boom could damage the planet.
Michael Rosen asks how English spoken by foreign students equips them for university life.
Konnie Huq and Pat Kane talk to Harriett Gilbert about the books they love and return to.
Full coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
6/6 The Questers find themselves in a prison camp from which no living soul has ever escaped.
Alan is down in the dumps.
Writer Kay Mellor on her TV drama The Syndicate, plus Hedda Gabler becomes Heather Gardner
Can we rely on the NHS to uncover hospital scandals? Presented by Gerry Northam.
Peter White is joined by Susannah Hancock and Richard Lane with advice on looking good.
Does minimum pricing of alcohol actually work? With Mark Porter.
A debate on the issues facing the new Pope and Archbishop of Canterbury.
Cyprus votes 'no' on the bailout deal; spending cuts announced on the eve of the Budget.
7/10 Jane falls pregnant and returns to Yorkshire, where she must tell her family the news.
3/3 Paul Gambaccini looks back to the Rolling Stones' Madison Square Garden concert in 1969. (R)
Sean Curran with the day's top news stories from Westminster.
2/5 Jared Diamond asks what the west can learn from traditional societies about war and peace.
Illegal sheepmeat from the UK has been found at a French food company. Anna Hill presents.
Wednesday 20 March 2013