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British banker on trail for brutal Hong Kong murder

Rurik Jutting is on trial in Hong Kong for the murder of two Indonesian women. The 31-year old plead not guilty.

Rurik Jutting is on trial in Hong Kong for the murder of two Indonesian women. The 31-year old plead not guilty.

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Typhoon Haima shuts down Hong Kong

Typhoon Haima, measuring eight out of ten on the authorities' severe storm scale, shut down Hong Kong on Friday morning.

Typhoon Haima, measuring eight out of ten on the authorities' severe storm scale, shut down Hong Kong on Friday morning.

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Fireworks in Hong Kong for China National Day

A massive fireworks display took place on Saturday evening over Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour to celebrate China’s National Day.

A massive fireworks display took place on Saturday evening over Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour to celebrate China’s National Day.

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Hong Kong votes in Legislative Council election

Voters in Hong Kong were heading to the polls today (September 4) to choose candidates for its Legislative Council.

Voters in Hong Kong were heading to the polls today (September 4) to choose candidates for its Legislative Council.

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Hong Kong's first 'rabbit café' opens its doors

Hong Kong is already home to a few cat cafes, but a new animal-themed cafe has people flocking to meet its furry residents. The cafe is home to

Hong Kong is already home to a few cat cafes, but a new animal-themed cafe has people flocking to meet its furry residents. The cafe is home to

Sport

Hong Kong Open: Mohamed El Shorbagy suffers shock exit

World champion Gregory Gaultier and world number one Mohamed El Shorbagy were both dumped out of the Hong Kong Open on Thursday.

World champion Gregory Gaultier and world number one Mohamed El Shorbagy were both dumped out of the Hong Kong Open on Thursday.

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Hong Kong rally against ban on pro-independence election candidates

About a thousand protesters rallied through Hong Kong on Sunday (August 21) against a ban on six pro-independence candidates from running in upcoming elections.

About a thousand protesters rallied through Hong Kong on Sunday (August 21) against a ban on six pro-independence candidates from running in upcoming elections.

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Protests return to streets of Hong Kong

Hundreds of people have taken part in a tightly-controlled demonstration in Hong Kong to protest at the government’s decision to bar six independence activists from standing in September’s legislative

Hundreds of people have taken part in a tightly-controlled demonstration in Hong Kong to protest at the government’s decision to bar six independence activists from standing in September’s legislative

Business

HSBC to buy back shares amid profit slump

HSBC.,Europe's biggest bank, just reported a 29 percent drop in pretax profits for the first half of 2016 and will buy back $2.5 billion worth of shares.

HSBC.,Europe's biggest bank, just reported a 29 percent drop in pretax profits for the first half of 2016 and will buy back $2.5 billion worth of shares.

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Hong Kong: Dishes a bit special

A restaurant in Hong Kong has become very popular by offering dishes inspired by Manga culture.

A restaurant in Hong Kong has become very popular by offering dishes inspired by Manga culture.

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Hong Kong protests over booksellers' detentions after Lam Wing-kee accuses China

One of five Hong Kong booksellers who disappeared last year has said he was detained for more than eight months by the Chinese authorities and that an apparent confession of “illegal trading” had been

One of five Hong Kong booksellers who disappeared last year has said he was detained for more than eight months by the Chinese authorities and that an apparent confession of “illegal trading” had been

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Key Chinese official pledges to listen to Hong Kong

Zhang Dejiang is the highest-ranking leader to visit the former British colony since democracy protests broke out in 2014.

Zhang Dejiang is the highest-ranking leader to visit the former British colony since democracy protests broke out in 2014.

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Scuffles in Hong Kong as protesters try to approach Chinese official

There have been scuffles in Hong Kong, as police stop pro-democracy protesters approaching a visiting Chinese official. Many of them carrying yellow

There have been scuffles in Hong Kong, as police stop pro-democracy protesters approaching a visiting Chinese official. Many of them carrying yellow

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Security tight in Hong Kong for rare visit of Chinese official

Tensions are high and security is tight in Hong Kong, for the visit of a top ranking Chinese official. Zhang Dejiang’s arrival comes amid

Tensions are high and security is tight in Hong Kong, for the visit of a top ranking Chinese official. Zhang Dejiang’s arrival comes amid

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End of May Hong Kong sale to feature world's biggest green diamond

Auction house Christies say they are selling the world’s largest green diamond in Hong Kong at the Spring sales which start at the end of May and

Auction house Christies say they are selling the world’s largest green diamond in Hong Kong at the Spring sales which start at the end of May and

Culture

Emin and Stone honeymoon in Hong Kong with new show

“I Cried Because I Love You” is the title of British artist Tracey Emin’s exhibition in Hong Kong. Once the “enfant terrible” of the Young British

“I Cried Because I Love You” is the title of British artist Tracey Emin’s exhibition in Hong Kong. Once the “enfant terrible” of the Young British

Culture

Art Basel Hong Kong 2016

The Art Basel Hong Kong fair has opened its doors to the public – 239 galleries from 35 countries are looking for art buyers. The fair, which is in

The Art Basel Hong Kong fair has opened its doors to the public – 239 galleries from 35 countries are looking for art buyers. The fair, which is in

Business

London beats Hong Kong to keep HSBC headquarters

HSBC has decided to keep its headquarters in Britain. The unanimous decision by the board of Europe's biggest bank rejected the idea of shifting to Hong Kong.

HSBC has decided to keep its headquarters in Britain. The unanimous decision by the board of Europe's biggest bank rejected the idea of shifting to Hong Kong.

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Lighting up love in Hong Kong

​Love was in the air in Hong Kong as 25,000 LED roses lit up the harbour front to coincide with Valentine’s Day. Originating in Seoul, South Korea

​Love was in the air in Hong Kong as 25,000 LED roses lit up the harbour front to coincide with Valentine’s Day. Originating in Seoul, South Korea

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Violent clashes in Hong Kong as police crackdown on street vendors

There has been a night of violent clashes in Hong Kong – the worst since pro-democracy protests in late 2014. The trouble began when police tried to

There has been a night of violent clashes in Hong Kong – the worst since pro-democracy protests in late 2014. The trouble began when police tried to

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'Doga' world record set in Hong Kong

A new world record for the biggest dog yoga class was made in Hong Kong with 270 pairs of doggies and yogis practising for just over half and hour

A new world record for the biggest dog yoga class was made in Hong Kong with 270 pairs of doggies and yogis practising for just over half and hour