The standoff is into a third day, but younger protesters have been allowed to leave without arrest.Read more
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Meet the Hongkongers, mainlanders and families being torn apart by the fight for Hong Kong's identity.
Hong Kong protesters were met with tear gas and rubber bullets as they tried to leave the Polytechnic University.
Protesters leaving the Polytechnic University of Hong Kong were met with tear gas and rubber bullets.
The BBC's Robin Brant describes the volatile scene at Hong Kong's Polytechnic University.
China stocks have ended today's trading firmer, as investors hoped for more stimulus measures to shore up the slowing economy after a interbank lending rate cut.
The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 0.8%, to 3,907.93, while the Shanghai Composite Index added 0.6% to 2,909.20.