Andrew Leung

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Protesters gather outside the Wanchai police headquarters in Hong Kong on Friday. Photograph: Jerome Favre/EPA

Tensions escalated in Hong Kong on Friday night as thousands of mainly student protesters angry at a proposed extradition Bill laid siege to the polic(...)

Baggio Leung and Yau Wai-ching, two elected Hong Kong pro-independence politicians,  who have in effect been barred by China from taking office. They pledged allegiance to the “Hong Kong nation” and displayed a banner declaring “Hong Kong is not China” during a swearing-in ceremony  in October. Photograph: Alex Hofford/EPA

China’s parliament has passed a ruling that in effect bars two elected Hong Kong pro-independence politicians from taking office, Beijing’s most dire(...)

Is it cheap to suggest that the folk behind this polite drama have their eyes on both the gay pound and the grey pound? Perhaps. But it’s too late to (...)