Markets down as Hong Kong protests continue
The unrest in Hong Kong is playing out on the global markets as the ongoing pro-democracy protests weigh heavily on investors' minds. Hong Kong may be small but it packs a punch. The former British colony is a hub for trade and investment - and with protestors occupying the financial district, concerns over the economic impact are growing.
Opel shifts its strategy
Over the last two years, Opel has undergone major restructuring here in Germany. The company's leadership team has been working to cast a new image for the struggling Opel brand - and return it to profitability by 2016. But Opel faces stiff competition and a weak market in Europe. Nonetheless there are signs that Opel is on its way back.
Namibia expresses concern over EPA
For the last ten years, the European Union has been trying to hammer out a trade deal with the ACP - the African, Caribbean and Pacific group of states. They've been negotiating an economic partnership agreement (EPA) to extend duty and quota-free access to the EU market. But if a deal isn't signed by October first, the EU will withdraw that free market access. In Namibia, many are worried about the consequences.