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A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day, with Shaunaka Rishi Das, director of the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies. Show more
The week before the EU votes on whether to re-authorise glyphosate, French grain producers say if it is not relicensed they will take the case to the EU Court of Justice. Show more
Musician Joe Acheson of Hidden Orchestra describes how the scraping noise of corncrake sounded like an alarm as it carried over the island of Inishbofin. Show more
Craig Revel Horwood reflects on his role as Miss Hannigan in the musical Annie. The rising cost of childcare. And Dynasty's back on TV our screens. Show more
Lucy Ash tells the story of a little-known brutal war that took place a century ago in the Russian Arctic, transforming Russia's relations with the west for decades to come. Show more
Natural resources are dwindling. How can we make sure everyone is fed? Can science help? Will the future be meals in a pill? Professional science amateur Helen Keen investigates. Show more
The plough did more than create the underpinning of civilisation - with all its benefits and inequities. Different types of plough led to different types of civilisation. Show more
Thousands of runners have paid to take part in fitness events that never happened. Plus the British motorcycle brand that rose from the ashes to regain a global reputation. Show more
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How to have a better brain by eating differently. Sian Williams meets the neuroscientists with the latest research on how chocolate can boost your brain power. Show more
Intriguing murder mystery by Peter Whalley. When a man gives a hitchhiker a lift, a murderer is revealed, but who is the victim and who is the murderer? Show more
At a dinner party, a mother, adjusting to her daughter leaving home, meets a teenager who is just as lost as she is. A new short story by Ruth Thomas, read by Alexandra Mathie. Show more
Matthew Bannister on comedian Sean Hughes, architect David Marks, Chitral prince Major Khush Ahmad-ul-Mulk, diplomat Sir Brian Barder and surfer Marge Calhoun. Show more
Roger Bolton airs listener criticism of a Today programme interview with director of public prosecutions Alison Saunders on sexual harassment. Show more
One of them had a partner the other didn't like. Since she ditched him their friendship has blossomed. Fi Glover presents. Show more
EU rejects calls to begin trade talks with UK, but agrees to prepare for discussions.
Miles Jupp is joined by Hugo Rifkind, Desiree Burch, Jeremy Hardy and Suzi Ruffell to hash out the week's news. Show more
Lilian receives a shocking proposition, and there is serious trouble at the vets.
Harry Hill is joined by Matt Millz, the world's youngest stand-up, actress and broadcaster Liza Tarbuck, and Japanese classical pianist and prog rock drummer Yoshiki. Show more
Jonathan Dimbleby presents political debate from Brockenhurst College in Hampshire with a panel including Hilary Benn MP, Carolyn Fairbairn, Anna Soubry MP and Tim Stanley. Show more
Lynsey Hanley explores the history of social housing from 1945 to the present day. She argues that a new future for social housing is possible in 2017. Show more
Iraqi military says its forces have seized the final district held by Kurds in the oil-rich province of Kirkuk Show more
Telfer's appointment with the hangman is imminent as Scott is taken to see the Edinburgh gangster Jack Mulholland. Read by Jimmy Chisholm. Show more
Owen Jones and Georgia LA join Harriett Gilbert to discuss favourite books, including The Line of Beauty by Alan Hollinghurst and The Power by Naomi Alderman. Show more
Mark D'Arcy reports from Westminster.
Moving to Maryport opened up the possibility of a strong new friendship. Fi Glover presents. Show more
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