The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4.
2/5 When Yang Jishen's father died of starvation, he thought it was just a personal tragedy.
The latest shipping forecast.
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
News from BBC Radio 4.
Prayer and reflection with the Rev Neil Gardner, minister of Canongate Kirk, Edinburgh.
The government's Environment Research Agency sets out plans for containing ash dieback.
Heseltine's growth report, Obama visits Sandy sufferers, and can computers write novels?
Business secretary Vince Cable has some trouble remembering which meetings he has attended
Libby Purves meets Gina Campbell, daughter of Donald, and Rod Davis of the Quarrymen.
Christian worship with a bible reading, prayer and music. Led by the Rev Peter Whittaker.
The appeal of the vampire, plus Julia Bradbury, and powerful women. With Jenni Murray.
3/5 Jeanne begins to discover how rotten and treacherous adult life is all around her.
Why is the Church of Scotland funding a luxury boutique hotel in the Holy Land?
6/6 Ramesh decides it is time to ponder retirement from the corner shop game.
National and international news and the shipping forecast.
Winifred Robinson reports on new rules for teeth whitening.
The latest weather forecast.
National and international news presented by Martha Kearney.
8/15 Manuel Vazquez Montalban's Pepe Carvalho novels dramatise tensions in post-Franco Spain.
Alarm bells are ringing for Brenda.
By Jonathan Smith. Unexpected conflicts emerge on a school trip to the WWI trenches.
Paul Lewis and a panel of guests answer listeners' calls about energy bills.
Claudia Hammond reports on 60 years of the Anna Freud Centre and how it uses neuroscience.
The strip industry - why is it growing? Also, the cultural meaning of 'blue jeans'.
Former BBC executive Will Wyatt on Savile, plus another plan to save local papers.
Eddie Mair with interviews, context and analysis.
National and international news from BBC Radio 4.
3/6 Disappointed with a guided city bus tour, Arthur decides to start his very own tour.
Emma and George get a Halloween fright.
Oscar-winner Marion Cotillard in Rust and Bone, Aerosmith interviewed, and The First Cut.
Michael Buerk chairs a debate on the morality of drone attacks, with special guests.
Anna Minton argues that higher security creates a sense of fear rather than safety.
Chris Vallance explores the long-term results of the hacking of climate scientists' emails
Cameron faces MPs over EU; Portugal struggles with austerity; Savile revelations grow.
3/10 Dr Deman reads of a vicious attack on a nanny with a young baby. He suspects Agnes.
1/4 Aisling Bea and Yasmine Akram bring some of Ireland's most popular folklore to life.
1/4 Naive singer Marlon enters a talent contest, despite warnings from his mother Helen.
Sean Curran reports on Prime Minister's Questions and the day's events at Westminster.
3/5 Xinyang was a lush grain-producing region and yet the Chinese famine hit hardest there.
Schmallenberg virus has been discovered in Northern Ireland for the first time.
Thursday 1 November 2012