Skirmishes have taken place between police and protesters in Hong Kong for a second straight day following a pro-democracy march.
Hong Kong protesters have hurled bricks and petrol bombs at police, who responded with tear gas as chaotic scenes returned to the streets of the former British colony for the first time in two weeks.
An employee at the British Consulate in Hong Kong who was detained in mainland China has been released.
An employee at the British Consulate in Hong Kong who was detained on the mainland has been released, Chinese police have said.
Supporters of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement created human chains on both sides of the city’s harbour, inspired by a historic protest 30 years ago in the Baltic states against Soviet control.
The Canadian Consulate in Hong Kong has banned staff from travelling outside the city, including to mainland China.
The Foreign Office has said it is “urgently” seeking more information about a British Consulate worker detained in China.
High school students have gathered a square in downtown Hong Kong to rally for political reforms.
China has said an employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been given 15 days of administrative detention in the city of Shenzhen for violating regulations on public order.
A Foreign Office staff member told his girlfriend “pray for me” moments before trying to travel out of China where it is believed he is being detained.
The Foreign Office has said it is concerned over reports that a staff member has been detained in China.