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A reading and a reflection to start the day, with the Rev Dr Stephen Wigley, chair of the Wales Synod of the Methodist Church. Show more
Farmers are experimenting with a new method of limiting the use of the slug killer metaldehyde in order to stop it entering water supplies. Show more
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Callers put questions to leading women from five political parties ahead of Thursday's election. Lines open at 8.00am on Tuesday. Call 03700 100 444. Show more
A murmuration of starlings is one of our great British wildlife spectacles and never ceases to inspire and amaze as Brett Westwood discovers in a reed bed on the Somerset Levels. Show more
Norwegian singer Ane Brun talks about creativity, collaboration and musical - as well as linguistic - interpretation. Show more
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On this day in 1917, a 'tropical rainstorm' descended on a damaged Folkestone, where Gabriel Graham's tempestuous journey leads to a flash of inspiration. Show more
It's 50 years since Gardeners' World first hit our screens but how much influence has it really had? Our reporter went to meet Monty Don at his Longmeadow garden in Herefordshire. Show more
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Manel goes to the swamps in search of her enslaved father, General Qulan. Back in Tumanbay, treachery lurks at every corner, and there is someone new in charge. Show more
Josie Long presents stories inspired by images, from an unwanted portrait to a photographer's search for his subject. From 2017. Show more
Tom Holland examines England's Pearl Harbour 350 years on, Helen Castor hears Domesday unravelled, and Iszi Lawrence presents a history of the UK's political constituencies. Show more
Joshua Rozenberg probes the role of special counsel in the US legal system. Plus India's controversial drink laws and the row in Africa over the International Criminal Court. Show more
Comedians Ed Byrne and Hardeep Singh Kohli talk to Harriett Gilbert about their favourite books, one a Scottish gorefest and one a Scottish classic with disturbing undertones. Show more
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A football fan has also been describing how he was stabbed eight times when he confronted the killers.
Alexei Sayle delivers stand-up, memoir and philosophy from behind the counter of his Imaginary Sandwich Bar. From 2016. Show more
Award-winning writer Stephen Moffat discusses a career that has seen him helm two of the BBC's biggest shows - Dr Who and Sherlock. Show more
Why is the hunt to find a new vaccine to eliminate TB mired in controversy? Deborah Cohen reports. Show more
The right to independent and secret voting and key policies of interest to blind and partially sighted are discussed by BBC's political correspondent Gary O'Donoghue. Show more
The stigma of parenting a child with mental health problems. Can you judge a book by its cover? Claudia Hammond examines how accurate are first impressions upon meeting a stranger. Show more
Documentary. Leprechauns, sprites, imps and elves... from Ireland to Iceland, Ian Sansom is seeking an encounter with the fabled, mysterious and diminutive other. Show more
Theresa May pledges to change human rights laws if necessary to make it easier to tackle terrorism. Qatar's foreign minister rebuts claims that it supports violent extremists. Show more
In Arundhati Roy's mesmerising novel, Anjum undertakes a journey that changes everything. Indira Varma reads. Show more
Teenage misadventures in the Yorkshire suburbs evoking memories of fights, virginity loss, house parties and school. From 2015. Show more
Corin Throsby explores the rich cultural life of Australia. Corin explores the influence of Aboriginal voices and those from recent immigrant populations within Australian culture. Show more
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The rebellious young artist starts a new life in London and falls in love with Max Ernst. She finds herself at the centre of an extraordinary artistic movement. Show more
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