An alleged attack on a Hong Kong government official in London has been condemned as “barbaric” by the country’s leader, but demonstrators say the incident had been overplayed.
A university has recalled students on exchange programmes in Hong Kong as civil unrest continues.
Protesters who barricaded themselves in to a university in Hong Kong have partially cleared a road they were blocking and demanded the government commit to holding local elections on November 24.
North-east exchange students studying abroad in Hong Kong are being called back to the UK amid growing unrest in the territory.
Burberry said it is renegotiating leases with landlords in Hong Kong after ongoing protests led to a massive drop in sales in the city.
University students from mainland China and Taiwan have been fleeing Hong Kong as college campuses become the latest battleground in the city’s five-month anti-government unrest.
Hong Kong’s leader has pledged to “spare no effort” in bringing an end to anti-government protests that have hit the city for more than five months, following a day of violence in which one person was shot and another set on fire.
A man has been set on fire following an apparent dispute over national identity in Hong Kong, where police also shot a protester on a day of escalating violence.
Protesters in Hong Kong have smashed windows in a subway station and a shopping centre following the arrest of pro-democracy politicians.
A Hong Kong university student who fell off a parking garage after police fired tear gas during clashes with anti-government protesters has died.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has held a surprise meeting with Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam.
A 48-year-old knife-wielding man who allegedly slashed two people and bit off part of the ear of a politician has been arrested, along with two men who attacked him in return, Hong Kong police have said.
A knife-wielding man has slashed several people and bit off part of the ear of a local pro-democracy politician in Hong Kong.
Riot police have stormed several shopping centres in Hong Kong in a move to thwart more pro-democracy protests.
China’s state-owned Xinhua News Agency has denounced the attack on its office in Hong Kong by pro-democracy protesters on Saturday as “barbaric”.
Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters have marched through central London, urging the UK Government to act over its “historic, moral and legal” responsibility over Hong Kong.
Protesters have vandalised the Hong Kong office of China’s official Xinhua News Agency for the first time during the months-long anti-government demonstrations.
Hong Kong riot police have fired multiple rounds of tear gas and used a water cannon to break up a rally by thousands of masked protesters demanding autonomy, after Beijing indicated it could tighten its grip on the Chinese territory.
Police and protesters have engaged in a standoff in Hong Kong’s nightlife district after pro-democracy demonstrators urged people to celebrate Halloween by wearing masks in defiance of a government ban on face coverings.
Standard Chartered has shrugged off protests in Hong Kong and a slowdown in the global economy to post a hike in third-quarter profits.
China has backed Hong Kong’s move to exclude pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong from elections for local councillors, a decision which is likely to fuel further public anger in the semi-autonomous city.
Even tattooists are joining the protests in Hong Kong, using their art to pay their own tribute to demonstrators.
A Hong Kong reporter has disrupted a police news conference to protest against what she called escalating violence by officers against journalists covering the city’s pro-democracy demonstrations.
HSBC is to speed up its plans to remodel the bank after its chief executive singled out the poorly-performing UK business just weeks after reports that up to 10,000 jobs could be cut.
Police in Hong Kong fired tear gas on Sunday to disperse a rally called over concerns about police conduct in months-long pro-democracy demonstrations, with protesters cursing the officers and calling them “gangster cops”.
Hong Kong authorities are set to formally withdraw an unpopular extradition bill that sparked months of chaotic protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese city.
Hong Kong protesters flooded the streets again on Sunday, ignoring a police ban on the rally and setting up barricades amid tear gas and firebombs.
A man distributing leaflets near a wall with pro-democracy messages was stabbed as Hong Kong anti-government protesters prepared to hold an unauthorised march on Sunday to press their demands.
Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters have donned cartoon character masks and mocked China’s leaders while forming human chains in defiance of a ban on face coverings at public assemblies.
Furious pro-democracy politicians twice forced Hong Kong’s leader to stop delivering a speech laying out her policy objectives in chaotic scenes in the territory.
Several hundred masked protesters have gathered at Hong Kong’s High Court for the appeal hearing of an activist sentenced to six years in prison for his part in a violent nightlong clash with police.
NBA commissioner Adam Silver has said the league is not apologising for Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey’s since-deleted tweet showing support for anti-government protesters in Hong Kong.