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A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day, with the Reverend Richard Littledale, Baptist minister. Show more
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Sarah Harris of the British Trust for Ornithology recalls the excitement of watching clouds of migrating blackbirds arrive from the continent. Show more
1900s dancer Maud Allan, the first female professional jockey to win at Cheltenham Festival, the new drug to reduce hot flushes, teenagers in trouble, and abortion law in Germany. Show more
Former Farc rebels stand for election, but for many Colombians it's too soon to forgive. Kate Adie introduces stories and analysis from correspondents around the world. Show more
Composer Errollyn Wallen meets people making art, music, poetry and theatre in places of conflict around the world. What does it mean to make art in dangerous places? Show more
On this day in 1918, the RMS Amazon was sunk off the Irish Coast, and in Folkestone, Ivy encounters some formidable women. Show more
What is going into the human food chain? Also, why the Irish are looking again at PCP car deals and how much do sixth formers think about the cost of going to university? Show more
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Spies, bribes and poison. Clare Balding visits a newborn foal in Newmarket, potentially a champion racehorse, to delve into the colourful history of the Sport of Kings. Show more
Has-been TV star Geoff Cathcart has been brought in to help stage a school production of Romeo and Juliet. But Geoff is a maverick with little time for rules. Show more
Clare Balding walks in the Peaks with Maxwell Ayamba, who founded a rambling group for other black men, from Sheffield, to help improve their health and wellbeing. Show more
Emma Smith, whose baby daughter died suddenly, makes the Radio 4 Appeal on behalf of the Lullaby Trust. Show more
Revered literary critic James Wood talks to Mariella Frostrup about his novel Upstate. Also on the programme, Lucy Mangan talks about the power and joy of childhood reading. Show more
Presented by Francine Stock. Garth Davis on Mary Magdalene, Ruben Ostlund on The Square and archaeologist Paul Duncan McGarrity excavates the history of cinematic tomb raiders. Show more
Three of Britain's closest allies including the United States have come out in support of Theresa May's stance on Russia, firmly blaming Moscow for the attack in Salisbury.
One head is better than two - as long as you have a spare in a jar. Stars Mark Wing-Davey. From 2018. Show more
Is Lara Croft a feminist icon in the new Tomb Raider film? Plus author Lisa Halliday talks about how her novel Asymmetry echoes her relationship with Philip Roth. Show more
If a driverless car has a crash, who is responsible - the owner or the manufacturer? Joshua Rozenberg explores the emerging law regarding self-driving vehicles. Show more
The tech giant Apple has just spent five billion dollars building a campus in California's Silicon Valley. Evan Davis explores what a corporate HQ reveals about a business. Show more
William Watt is shocked to be recalled to the witness box as Peter Manuel conducts his own defence. Abridged by Sian Preece. Read by Liam Brennan. Show more
Sketch comedy from Jocelyn Jee Esien. Includes Britain's worst bus driver and Kingston's take away caters for vegans. From 2017. Show more
Susan Hulme reports from Westminster where MPs demand assurances over fishing rights after Brexit and the Government reveals a Grenfell Tower flat door failed a fire safety test. Show more
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