The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
1/5 Pasternak's poetry is receiving rave reviews, and the Soviet leadership soon takes note. (R)
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 the Rev Dr Craig Gardiner.
UK fishermen respond to proposals for an EU-wide ban on fishing with drift nets.
Michaela Strachan presents the story and sound of the ringed plover. (R)
Morning news. Includes Sports Desk; Yesterday in Parliament; Weather; Thought for the Day.
Susan Hulme reports from Westminster.
Jim Al-Khalili discusses earthquakes and fracking for gas with geologist Zoe Shipton.
Tim Dowling talks to former Apprentice finalist, Saira Khan, about the nature of ambition.
Christian worship with a Bible reading, prayer and music, led by Rev Christopher Landau.
Life with a disabled child, triathlons, modern slavery and newly adopted Chinese children.
2/5 Michael is looking for a Jon replacement, and Brian looking for Mary Ann.
Monty Don explores the challenges in today's world of pronghorn and wildebeest migrations.
John Hegley thinks he might be descended from French composer Rameau. Could it be true?
National and international news and the shipping forecast.
Phone-in show on happiness. Should public money be spent making us happier?
The latest weather forecast.
Martha Kearney presents national and international news.
2/5 In Shanghai, Roger finds out that ultra-rich Chinese are employing butlers.
Alice looks after her dad. (R)
Estranged brothers Danny and Jimmy are about to meet for the first time in 20 years. (R)
Helen Castor and her guests discuss the latest research that is making history.
3/4 Mind and body thinking together.
Ian Marchant drives across the mid-West to learn how barbed wire privatised America.
Al Murray and Tarek Osman discuss their favourite books with Harriett Gilbert.
Suffragettes protest about their treatment in prison.
Eddie Mair presents coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
3/6 Stephen K Amos and three comedian friends present a guide to belief.
Jim speaks his mind.
Sci-fi series Extant review, an international museum discussion, A Hard Day's Night at 50.
2/5 Michael is looking for a Jon replacement, and Brian looking for Mary Ann. (R)
Will new government measures help small companies being crippled by late-paid bills?
Eating out in public and roadtesting augmented-reality SmartGlasses.
Ebola, bike saddles and erectile dysfunction, recording consultations and insect bites.
Jim Al-Khalili discusses earthquakes and fracking for gas with geologist Zoe Shipton. (R)
In-depth reporting and analysis from a global perspective.
2/10 Ove misses his late wife so much. He decides to end it all and join her in the afterlife.
1/6 New series of the irreverent science/comedy show presented by Brian Cox and Robin Ince. (R)
2/5 Pasternak begins an affair with Olga Ivinskaya, which proves a dangerous move. (R)
The Welsh farming minister has been fired for 'unacceptable behaviour'.
Michaela Strachan presents the story and sound of the great black-backed gull. (R)
Wednesday 9 July 2014