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WBR: Hong Kong Protests Damage City's Economy 3 Oct 14

October 3rd, 2014

Episode 26 of 860 episodes

Fewer people have been protesting in Hong Kong on Friday as a two-day holiday ended and many people went back to work. But there are warnings the demonstrations - particularly if violence continues - will harm Hong Kong's economy, and could threaten its status as a key financial centre. We hear the analysis of Gareth Leather, an Asia specialist, at Capital Economics. Taxi hailing app Uber has been making registered cab drivers unhappy - we speak to Uber's boss. If you like cars, Paris is a pretty good place to be right now. There is a festival for petrolheads, at the Paris Motor Show. More than 270 companies from 20 countries are showing off their latest vehicles. Our reporter Theo Leggett is there and he has been finding out that some of the models on show are rather more exotic than others.