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A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day, with the Rev Canon Jenny Wigley.
Farming news. Increasing tensions in Ukraine are causing prices to rise in the global grain markets. Anna Hill asks what this means for our food security and to UK farmers. Show more
Emma Barnett talks to a top lawyer, who explains how she, as a feminist and an orthodox Jew, resolves the tensions raised by her contradictory life. Show more
Jane Garvey talks to Carol Lee about the difficulties, practical and emotional, of caring for elderly parents long-distance. Show more
James Aldred travels to Morocco to visit the ancient forests of Atlas cedar trees and climb one of these magnificent trees before global and local pressures result in their demise. Show more
4 Extra Debut. Classical singer Catherine Bott looks at pitch correction software, tweaking her own voice and adding effects. From 2013. Show more
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Failure in the military is about life and death. Former Air vice-marshal Sean Bell hears from former PoW John Peters and explains how the forces teach recruits to tackle failure. Show more
An expansion of the docks threatens to change Leith forever - and brings a visitor with painful revelations about Jean Brash's childhood. Show more
Jay Rayner hosts the culinary panel programme from Brixton, London, where the panel discuss how to make a béchamel sauce without lumps and vegetarian substitutes for bacon. Show more
Nuclear power is back on the UK's agenda, but what to do with the long-lasting radioactive waste remains the problem. Rob Broomby investigates the best ways to dispose of it. Show more
The director of the Serious Fraud Office on locking up bankers, the legal status of 'get out of jail free' letters, and will cuts make justice a luxury for the rich? Show more
4 Extra Debut. Will Smith, Dame Penelope Lively and Harriett Gilbert on books by John Kennedy Toole, Barry Lopez and Kingsley Amis. From 2014. Show more
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Sue Perkins' moral and ethical posers for Al Murray, Cerrie Burnell, Ben Goldacre and Danielle Ward. From March 2014. Show more
Arts news. John Wilson John takes a tour of a Viking exhibition, reviews World War One drama 37 Days, and discusses newly found recordings of Johnny Cash with his son. Show more
Big accountancy companies now help run many aspects of British life, with contracts across the public sector. Simon Cox explores if that guarantees value for money for taxpayers. Show more
Tom Walker investigates two types of acoustic target shooting, and Peter White hears about a new partnership to improve access to Microsoft Windows for blind people. Show more
Psychological trauma after a stay in intensive care, overtreating stroke in people over 80, lens replacement surgery for cataracts and what are the complications of scarlet fever? Show more
The USA steps up pressure on Russia over Ukraine; Alex Salmond says Scottish independence would benefit England; a special report on the favourite for India's upcoming elections. Show more
Alec discovers Roger's incredible life story through interviews transcribed by Wiggy. But what's more unbelievable is that Roger himself is the interviewee. Show more
From the last of the royal family to 26th-century ebook readers, another peek into the future. With Jamie Demetriou. From January 2014. Show more
Susan Hulme and the BBC parliamentary team report, as the foreign secretary urges Ukraine 'not to rise to Russian provocation' to avoid a dangerous incident. Show more
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Kazuo Ishiguro's sci-fi novel masterwork. One of a collection of notable essays written by literary critic James Wood. Read by Peter Firth. From March 2014. Show more
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