The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
Rubbish society: the social impact of waste.
The bells of St Bartholomew's Church, Smithfield, London.
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 Monsignor Tony Rogers.
Rivers running dry - drought spreads to South West England and the Midlands.
The latest weather forecast for farmers.
Debating charity tax relief, truancy fines, party funding and Afghan violence.
Andrew Marr talks about China with Jonathan Fenby, Martin Jacques, Ou Ning, Julia Lovell.
Christian worship with a Bible reading, prayer and music. Led by the Rev Tony Burnham.
Laurie Metcalf on her new play, and how do you negotiate an open relationship?
1/5 Katie is facing her release from prison after spending most of her life behind bars.
Exploring Joseph Wolpe's development of a treatment for patients with phobias.
2/6 Has the disappearance of Harvey's cat got anything to do with the book-burning neighbour?
National and international news and the shipping forecast.
Artificial football pitches, e-textbooks, and the Olympic dad and his camper van.
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news.
1/20 How Drake's circumnavigation of the globe changed the way people viewed the world.
Has Tony bitten off more than he can chew?
By Rex Obano. Matthew Okapara returns to his native Nigeria in search of his son.
6/6 Three students from the University of Northampton take on their professors.
Sheila Dillon on an ancient, mysterious yet essential food-making process - fermentation.
Martin Ellis explores the rise, fall and rebirth of Pugin's Gothic masterpiece.
Ernie Rea and guests discuss the religious foundations and function of monarchy.
Full coverage and analysis of the day's news.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
3/6 With panellists Marcus Brigstocke, Miles Jupp, Susan Calman and Alan Davies.
Usha is keen to engineer a meeting.
With Mark Lawson, including interviews with Sir Tim Rice and Pamela Stephenson.
Barbara Plett examines how the Syria conflict could shape the future of the Middle East.
Natalia Antelava uncovers evidence of the involuntary sterilisation of women in Uzbekistan
Undersea earthquakes, Titanic telecommunications, and do people sound how they look?
Ritula Shah presents national and international news and analysis.
1/10 When her Greek husband dies in a car crash, Maud becomes curious about his family's past.
Chris Ledgard meets the academics doing stand-up and asks why jokes get the brain going.
Sean Curran reports as MPs continue to debate the Chancellor George Osborne's budget.
1/5 Bellicose rumbles are denied.
Each day millions of litres of water are being pumped into rivers to save wildlife.
Tuesday 17 April 2012