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A reading and a reflection to start the day, with the Reverend Mary Stallard, director of the St Giles Religious Education Centre, Wrexham.
Charlotte Smith finds out about the different stages in the life of a commercially farmed pig. She also hears about the market for British pig meat. Show more
Ever since childhood, Helen Moncrieff, Shetland Manager for RSPB Scotland has been fascinated by the ways in which Shetland starlings mimic not only other birds but other sounds. Show more
Swedish folk duo First Aid Kit talk about their album Ruins, teenagers and drugs, women nominees for the MPG awards and Tennessee Williams' 1948 play, Summer and Smoke. Show more
How the father of one of his presidential rivals helped Vladimir Putin to power. Kate Adie introduces this and other stories from correspondents around the world. Show more
Every day, in Berlin, people stand before a Kathe Kollwitz sculpture called Mother and her Dead Son. Lucy Lunt asks why they came and finds how a piece of art can change lives. Show more
Hannah Fry and Adam Rutherford investigate everyday mysteries sent by listeners. What makes things sharp and what happens on the molecular level when you cut something? Show more
The nursery sector is facing a crisis with 86% of managers saying they have lost staff in the past 12 months. Plus what can garden centres do to attract more young people? Show more
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Anne McElvoy traces the rise of the Women's Liberation Movement and its impact on the story of British socialism. Show more
Set during the brutal dictatorship of the late 1970s in Argentina, a young woman's life is turned upside down when she is confronted with the shocking truth about her origins. Show more
Clare Balding walks with outdoor learning teacher Mary Higgins and her pupils from Saltersgate school in Midlothian, which supports young people with additional support needs. Show more
Prize-winning short story writer Jessie Greengrass on her debut novel, Sight. Plus Jeremy Gavron talks about creating a new original novel from classic texts. Show more
Presented by Francine Stock. Director Sebastian Lelio discusses his groundbreaking drama A Fantastic Woman, with transgender star Daniela Vega in the lead. Show more
Girl dies as Storm Emma brings more snow and treacherous conditions
Elis James hosts comedy in the four UK nations. First stop is Carmarthen, discussing Wales and Welshness with guests. From 2016. Show more
We review new TV series Civilisations, poet Wendy Cope on her new collection and how political is contemporary Chinese art? Show more
Legal magazine programme. Joshua Rozenberg speaks to the director of public prosecutions, Alison Saunders, about recent evidence disclosure failings. Show more
Are 'ethical' businesses all they are cracked up to be? Evan Davis and guests discuss the newest type of certification in ethical business, the B Corp, and ask if it will catch on. Show more
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Stephen is thinking about the girl who has long been the object of his affection. Read by Andrew Scott. Show more
From Sarah’s award-winning live solo show about a teenager's desire to be popular as well as the art of storytelling. From 2017. Show more
Susan Hulme reports from Westminster as ministers tell MPs they will not press ahead with second part of the Leveson Inquiry into press standards and regulation. Show more
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