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A short reflection and prayer with Canon Noel Battye.
A no-deal Brexit could mean three times the workload for vets to sign off trade certificates. Could a shortage of qualified vets mean a trade standstill? Show more
Actor and birdwatcher Samuel West discusses the stocky almost brutish looking bullfinch and its rather wheezy complex high-pitched song. Show more
News and current affairs. Including Yesterday in Parliament, Sports Desk, Weather and Thought for the Day.
Broadcaster Peter Curran talks to guests who grew up in Northern Ireland but left - how do they view the people and the politics now that they don't live there? Show more
Jane Garvey speaks to women living and working in Islington, the place that came bottom in the programme's search for the best place to be a woman. Show more
Pliny has been commanded by the Emperor to hold a banquet for General Agricola, recently returned a hero from his conquest of Britain. But all is not as it seems. By Hattie Naylor. Show more
Brett Westwood meets a rhinoceros nose to nose and is blown away - by the sense of wonder engendered by this prehistoric-looking yet gentle and water-loving animal. Show more
Following the vote in the UK to leave the European Union, performance poet Bohdan Piasecki asks what it is that defines home and our sense of place. Show more
Benedict Wilkinson challenges how we think about terrorism and uses stories of two very different terrorists to make the case for a different approach. Show more
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When tragedy strikes her family for a second time, young Lou concocts a desperate plan to try and make everything right again. Show more
Jay Rayner and panel visit the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester. Dr Annie Gray, Rob Owen Brown, Nisha Katona and Tim Hayward answer the questions. Show more
Should we farm fish on land? Tom Heap finds out about radical ideas to produce more farmed fish without harming wild species including taking the fish we eat most out of our oceans. Show more
From The Red Lion to the Bucket of Blood, how did your local get its name? Michael Rosen and Dr Laura Wright explore the surprising history of pub names. With guest Eddie Gershon. Show more
Alice Lowe and Andrew Hunter Murray talk favourite books with Harriett Gilbert, including The First Bad Man by Miranda July and Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day by Winifred Watson. Show more
Chinese Communist Party vote gives leader greater power
The curmudgeonly author has a new idea for a novel and an exciting new home. Starring Christopher Douglas. From 2017. Show more
Taika Waititi goes from the independent film sector to direct the Marvel blockbuster, Thor: Ragnarok. Plus David Adjaye on his plans for the UK's National Holocaust Memorial. Show more
Simon Cox investigates how drug dealers from big cities are using teenagers and vulnerable people to expand their criminal networks to rural areas. Show more
During a recent trip to the Antipodes, Peter White talked to Mary-Anne Diamond about the National Disability Insurance Scheme and to Teri McElroy about the Christchurch earthquake. Show more
Statins are 'marmite drugs', but new studies show they turbo-charge the immune system. Could statins become the new, cheap, go-to medication for deadly infections like pneumonia? Show more
In-depth reporting and analysis from a global perspective. There is confusion over the apparent release of Gui Minhai. Show more
As the gyptian Coram van Texel uncovers a witches prophesy about a special child, Dr Hannah Relf's studies with the alethiometer lead her to an unexpected new ally. Show more
Fred MacAulay is joined by Jamie MacDonald, Jo Caulfield, Funmbi Omotayo and Paul Foot at the Stand Comedy Club in Edinburgh. Show more
Labour steps up its attack on how the universal credit benefits system is being introduced. Alicia McCarthy reports on the day's exchanges in the Commons and Lords. Show more
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