Victoria Park

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Protesters throw plastic bottles and pot plants at mounted police at Sydney Town Hall during the ‘World Wide Rally For Freedom’ anti-lockdown rally at Hyde Park in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Photograph: Mick Tsikas/EPA

Far-right activists and members of France’s yellow vest movement are holding protests against a Bill requiring everyone to have a special virus pass t(...)

Police move people on as they gather in the Causeway Bay district of Hong Kong on Friday. Photograph:  Isaac Lawrence/AFP via Getty Images

Police blocked off a Hong Kong park to prevent people gathering to commemorate the anniversary of China’s 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown on Friday an(...)

Media mogul Jimmy Lai (72), who is facing other charges including under the national security law imposed by Beijing last year, has been detained on remand since late last year. Photograph: Anthony Wallace/AFP via Getty

A group of Hong Kong’s most senior pro-democracy activists including media mogul Jimmy Lai were handed jail sentences on Friday for unlawful protests (...)

Anti-extradition Bill protesters point laser beams outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong. Photograph: Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP/Getty

Hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong people flocked to a downtown park for a fresh rally after two months of increasingly violent clashes that have prom(...)

Undated handout photo issued by André Spicer of his five-year-old daughter’s lemonade stand before it was shut down by Tower Hamlets council, in London, England. Photograph: André Spicer/PA Wire

A dad in England was fined £150 (about €167) after his five-year-old daughter set up a one-table lemonade stall. The father described how four counc(...)

 An activist  argues with the police during a pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong. Photograph: Roman Pilipey/EPA

Hong Kong marked 20 years since the handover of power over the territory from Britain to China on Saturday with a spectacular fireworks display in Vic(...)

 Chinese president Xi Jinping and new Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam after she is sworn in during her inauguration ceremony at the Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Centre in Hong Kong, China. Photograph: Jerome Favre/EPA

Exactly two decades after Hong Kong reverted to Chinese rule, President Xi Jinping warned democracy advocates against crossing a “red line” and underm(...)

Titanic Belfast: The attraction, implausibly named this week as the best in Europe, sits in a semi-abandoned shipyard, which in turn sits within the huge Harbour Estate. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

I hope the American tourist who stopped me in an industrial estate last Saturday found her way to Titanic Belfast. The ship-shaped and steel-clad visi(...)

A protester chants slogans as she take to the streets before the 27th anniversary of the military crackdown on the pro-democracy movement at Beijing’s Tiananmen Square  in Hong Kong, China. Photograph:   Bobby Yip/Reuters

In searing heat, organisers were putting the finishing touches to the stage at Hong Kong’s Victoria Park, where tens of thousands are expected to gath(...)

Looker, undated by Merlin James

To the Present – Merlin James Kerlin Gallery, Dublin ★★★★ To the Present is a compact mini-retrospective of the work of Merlin James, including wo(...)