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Hundreds of garment factories in Bangladesh are to shut down amid continued protests over safety conditions in the industry. Meanwhile western clothes buyers say they'll sign up to improved fire and safety regulations in the country - but is it too little, too late? With Nawaz Sharif expected to become Pakistan's next prime minister, we ask whether his pro-business credentials will translate into economic reforms. And will Germany start putting speed limits on some of its fastest roads?