Chinese state media has published CCTV footage that allegedly proves a former British Consulate employee unlawfully solicited prostitution, the day after he claimed he was tortured by authorities.
The FTSE 100 closed lower on Wednesday as tensions continue between the US and China over their trading relationship.
More than 20 protesters inside a Hong Kong university campus have surrendered to police, as the city’s largest pro-Beijing political party urged voters to “kick out the black force” in upcoming elections seen as a key gauge of public support for anti-government demonstrations.
The FTSE 100 led European stock markets lower as international trading was subdued by comments from US president Donald Trump on the state of negotiations with China.
Gareth Bale has risked the wrath of Real Madrid by celebrating Wales’ Euro 2020 qualification success with a Welsh flag poking fun at his Spanish club.
The Foreign Secretary has summoned the Chinese ambassador after a former employee of the UK’s Hong Kong consulate alleged he was tortured in China.
About 100 anti-government protesters remain holed up at a Hong Kong university as a police siege of the campus entered its third day.
With the leaders of the main political parties outlining their plans for British businesses at the CBI conference on Monday, you would be forgiven for thinking that the stock exchange might have veered wildly as each new proposal was put forward.
As the stand-off between anti-government protesters and police continues, the Chinese ambassador to the UK has warned the Government against interference in Hong Kong’s affairs.
Chinese troops came out of the barracks in Hong Kong on Saturday – not to quell protests but to help clean up.
London’s top flight joined markets worldwide in dropping into the red as worrying Chinese economic data and fears over the US-China trade war dented investor sentiment.
Genetic data extracted from ancient teeth has shed light on the “evolutionary relationship” between a living orangutan and an extinct giant ape from about two million years ago.
Seven Hong Kong pro-democracy politicians have either been detained or faced arrest on Saturday, with a police statement saying one of them had been charged.
An anti-government attacker has stabbed and injured a pro-Beijing Hong Kong politician who was campaigning for an election.
Renewed hopes of an end to the US-China trade war ensured another positive session for global markets, with London stocks benefiting from the cheer.
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.
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.
Chinese hackers with a history of state-sponsored espionage have intercepted the text messages of thousands of foreigners in a targeted campaign that planted eavesdropping software on a telecommunications provider’s servers, a cybersecurity firm has said.
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.