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A spiritual comment and prayer to begin the day, with Canon Patrick Thomas, vicar of Christ Church in Carmarthen.
The latest news about food, farming and the countryside. Dairy farmers in Scotland want exemption from Scottish government plans to introduce a deposit scheme for plastic bottles. Show more
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Martin Hughes-Games presents the common crane. Common cranes were extinct in the UK in the 17th century. Show more
News and current affairs. Including Sports Desk, Weather and Thought for the Day.
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Analysis of the Kavanaugh Hearing and what it means for women in the age of #MeToo. And Melissa Laveaux, the Canadian-Haitian singer and care leavers at university. Show more
The heartbreaking stories of Syrians living and dying in besieged cities during the seven years of civil war. Show more
Second series of the sitcom starring comedian Josh Howie coming to terms with the birth of his first child. Josh and his wife prepare for a visit from the Health Visitor. Show more
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On this day in 1918, British and Arab troops, joined by TE Lawrence, occupied Damascus, while at Keeper’s Lodge, Adeline has a moment of sudden realisation Show more
Will new phone company rules protect consumers? Also, why we're still reluctant to food shop online, why Ford is paying for fire damage to cars and the new trend for big clothes. Show more
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Mon-Thurs: Analysis of news and current affairs, presented by Sarah Montague. Fri: Analysis of news and current affairs, presented by Mark Mardell.
Lucy Kellaway charts her new start as a trainee teacher at the age of 58, moving from the comfortable life of an FT columnist to the realities of teaching in East London. Show more
Two-part thriller set in California. A group of eco-terrorist planning to blow up a dam becomes suspicious of their latest recruit, the mysterious Anna. Show more
Paul Gambaccini is in the questionmaster's chair for the quiz about music of all kinds, this week from MediaCity in Salford. Show more
Meat-free meat is everywhere but what is it and what are its roots? Vegan cook and YouTube star Rachel Ama meets the meat replacements. Show more
Award-winning photographer Nick Danziger revisits Armenia to see if a pilot project started by the Red Cross to help thousands of isolated elderly people is making a difference. Show more
Aleks explores the bystander effect and how this can translate online. Can technology transform a bystander into a witness who can help protect and defend those in need? Show more
PM at 5pm: interviews, context and analysis.
Mass burials take place in Indonesia as it emerges tsunami detectors weren't working
John Lloyd and his new curator Lee Mack are joined by comedian Lucy Beaumont, science writer Dr Kat Arney and poet Benjamin Zephaniah. Show more
Author Sarah Perry discusses Melmoth, her eagerly awaited follow-up to The Essex Serpent. Plus Emma Bullimore reviews new BBC drama The Cry, and what is 'cultural first aid'? Show more
Claudia Hammond reveals the results of the BBC Loneliness Experiment at an event at Wellcome Collection with philosopher Julian Baggini, musician Jazz Morley and poet Daljit Nagra. Show more
How power moved from west to east after the 2008 financial crisis. Ian Goldin explores the crash's dramatic effects on geopolitics. Show more
A swan song, of sorts, for the final episode of this series celebrating the infinite variety of the natural world and its depiction in culture. Show more
The Trojans have advanced to the outskirts of the Greek camp. Agamemnon reluctantly begs Achilles to return to battle and sends Odysseus with a peace offering. Show more
Historical novelist Sarah Dunant presents a monthly dive into stories from the past that might help us make sense of today. In this episode - the complicated task of dating. Show more
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