A Hong Kong fan waves a flag that reads ‘Die for Hong Kong’ during a world cup qualifier at Mong Kok stadium in Hong Kong in 2015. File photograph: Isaac Lawrence/AFP/Getty Images

Hong Kong football fans booed, turned their backs and brandished their middle fingers during a performance of China’s national anthem at a friendly a(...)

Hong Kong democracy campaigner Joshua Wong (centre) stands next to recently-elected lawmaker Nathan Law  as he holds up his expulsion order from Thai authorities  upon his arrival  in Hong Kong on Wednesday. Photograph: Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images

Joshua Wong, the teenage Hong Kong student leader who helped organise the 79-day Occupy Central protests in 2014, was deported from Thailand on Wednes(...)

Hong Kong activists Alex Chow, Nathan Law and Joshua Wong talk to journalists outside a court on Wednesday. Photograph: Bobby Yip/Reuters

Hong Kong government prosecutors have failed in their bid to have jail sentences imposed on three student leaders for storming government headquarters(...)

Pro-democracy lawmakers open yellow umbrellas during a legislative council meeting as a gesture to boycott the government in Hong Kong. Photograph: Bobby Yip/Reuters

Pro-democracy lawmakers raised yellow umbrellas and walked out of a debate on political reforms in Hong Kong after the government insisted it would s(...)

“You might have the clearance today but people will come back on to the streets another day,” student leader Alex Chow said of the protest clearance. Photograph: Tyrone Siu/Reuters.

Hong Kong police arrested pro-democracy activists and cleared most of the main protest site in the Admiralty district, marking an end to more than two(...)

epa04454768 Pro-democracy protesters gather during a rally of the ongoing Occupy Central movement in Admiralty District of Hong Kong, China, 20 October 2014. Pro-democracy protesters gathered for a third night in Hong Kong's busy Mong Kok area, setting up new barricades, as police and protesters blamed each other for violence.  EPA/JEON HEON-KYUN

Hong Kong’s chief executive has blamed “external forces” for the democracy protests that have rocked the territory in recent weeks as both government (...)

Pro-democracy protesters warn they will escalate their actions and block government headquarters again if there is no negotiation. Photograph: Mast Irham/EPA

Tens of thousands of democracy activists took to the streets of Hong Kong again last night to renew their demands for free elections, two weeks into (...)

Pro-democracy activists eat dinner in the streets outside Hong Kong’s government complex yesterday. Photograph: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Hong Kong was braced for further protests today after the government cancelled talks with democracy activists, saying the students’ demand for univer(...)

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters sleep under umbrellas in the middle of the road outside government offices. Photograph: Dennis M Sabangan/EPA

After a turbulent week, Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests subsided today as civil servants went back to work and students returned to school, but lea(...)

A demonstrator attaches an umbrella to a statue outside the government offices in Hong Kong yesteray.  Photograph: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg

Protest leaders in Hong Kong said they would create access lanes to government buildings to allow civil servants to go back to work this week, but def(...)