The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/5 Charles Moore's meticulously-researched portrait of the former British prime minister.
The latest shipping forecast.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
News from BBC Radio 4.
A reading and a reflection to start the day with the Rev Peter Baker.
The European Commission pushes through a ban on neonicotinoid pesticides to protect bees.
News and current affairs. With Sports Desk, Yesterday in Parliament, Thought for the Day.
Susan Hulme with the latest news from Westminster and beyond.
Edward Stourton reports from Jordan on the aid response to the Syrian refugee crisis.
A Bible reading, prayer and Christian music. Led by the Rev Ernest Rea.
Fat shaming and body confidence, Pink Martini live, author Lauren Beukes. With Jane Garvey
7/10 Things are about to change in an unexpectedly happy way for Louise.
The BBC Philharmonic returns to Japan for an emotional tour for the first time since 2011.
1/2 Paul Mason looks behind the dwarves, flying maidens and magic swords of his musical hero.
National and international news and the shipping forecast.
As police forces face budget cuts, is preventing crime the best way forward?
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news.
2/5 Piers Plowright returns to Oxford where, 50 years ago, he studied history.
Eddie's planning something special.
A contemporary thriller exploring a lesser-known side of domestic violence. (R)
Tom Holland is joined by leading historians to discuss the latest historical research.
Tom Heap asks what's being done to save the 40% of amphibian species at risk of extinction
Michael Rosen explores the impact of your accent and dialect, starting with the very young
5/9 Broadcaster Gyles Brandreth nominates Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes.
Full coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/4 Peter and Anne are two shy bell-ringers whom Isy and Darren conspire to bring together.
Brenda makes an arrangement.
TV producer Tony Garnett, Almodóvar's film I'm So Excited, Meera Syal's Cultural Exchange.
Sally Marlow investigates the addictive nature of overeating and how we should treat it.
Mani Djazmi on legal rights for blind travellers plus blind sitarist Baluji Shrivastav.
Doomsday prophets and belief, news consumption and wellbeing, plus Christian Jarrett.
In-depth reporting and analysis from a global perspective.
7/15 Abdi has some good news so he takes Debs to a traditional Glasgow pub to celebrate.
1/4 Daisy Haggard stars as a struggling hostess on New Year's Eve. Comedy by Rose Heiney.
Peter White meets respected rock musician Mark Goffeney, who plays guitar with his feet. (R)
2/5 Charles Moore's meticulously-researched portrait of the former British prime minister.
Concern that rare crop varieties could be lost under EU plans to register all seeds.
Wednesday 1 May 2013