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Morning news and current affairs, presented by James Naughtie and Evan Davis. Today's programme includes reports that missiles have been fired by Egyptian forces in Sinai against suspected Islamic militants, the Bank of England is expected to react to the severity of the double-dip recession by lowering its growth forecast and how old does a book have to become to be considered as a classic?

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Wed 8 Aug 2012 06:00

Puzzle for Today

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An activist based in Raqqa, Syria describes the horror of everyday life in the city.