The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/5 Two determined balloonists, 200 years apart, take to the skies to raise money for charity.
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 Mary Stallard.
A vaccine against Schmallenberg disease is approved, but will farmers use it?
David Attenborough presents the sounds and story of the greenfinch.
Including Yesterday in Parliament, Sports Desk and Thought for the Day.
Sean Curran reports from Westminster.
Lord John Krebs talks to Jim al-Khalili about birds, foot and mouth disease and badgers.
Ritula Shah talks to Dr Michael Irwin about the idea of renouncing life in old age.
Christian worship with a Bible reading, prayer and music. Led by John Forrest.
Sexual assaults in the US military, the dangers of being a 'cool' parent. With Jane Garvey
2/10 Young Cody's jealousy of his placid younger brother Ezra accelerates.
Dr Geoff Bunn features comic book heroes and science in his history of the lie detector.
2/4 Prof Winston on the logic, engineering and physics underlying the musical sounds we hear.
National and international news and the shipping forecast.
Consumer phone-in with Julian Worricker.
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news.
2/5 Russian novelist Zinovy Zinik came to London in 1976 and worked for the BBC World Service.
Matt isn't convinced.
2/5 Lucie Manette is a witness at Charles Darnay's trial for treason at the Old Bailey. (R)
Helen Castor is joined by leading historians to discuss the latest historical research.
Tom Heap investigates the latest developments in GM technology.
A personal account of the challenges of leaving a prison cell for the outside world.
8/9 Edmund de Waal, author of The Hare with Amber Eyes, chooses Holocaust writer Primo Levi.
Coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
4/4 The tale of Bob and Marie, a driving instructor and the mysterious girl he loves from afar
Nic has a good idea.
Arts news with Mark Lawson, including an interview with bestselling writer Dan Brown.
Can the NHS protect patients from new antibiotic-resistant superbugs?
Mauri Molinario tells Peter about problems for vips trying to use the music site Spotify.
Europe and the USA are spending millions mapping the brain but will this approach pay off?
In-depth reporting and analysis from a global perspective.
7/10 Where on earth is Jeb?
4/4 Comedy by Sophie Woolley. Sally Phillips stars as a life guru combining diet and disaster.
Sean Curran reports from Westminster as gay marriage clears the Commons.
2/5 The military are quick to see the potential of balloons for aerial reconnaissance. (R)
The worrying rate of loss of our wildlife - 60% of species have declined in recent decades
David Attenborough presents the sounds and story of the tawny owl.
Wednesday 22 May 2013