News Day-to-day: Hong Kong pollshock and lecturers originate up strike

If you want to get this briefing by email, sign up here Image copyright Getty Images Hong Kong voters back pro-democracy movementAfter months of unrest, anti-government protests and clashes, district council elections in Hong Kong have passed off peacefully. And the opposition pro-democracy movement has made unprecedented gains in the Chinese territory, according to early…

Hollywood Knowledge On a conventional basis: Hong Kong stand-off continues, and Attenborough sees plastics trade

If you want to get this briefing by email, sign up here Image copyright Reuters Hong Kong university stand-off enters third dayWith about 100 protesters still barricaded inside Hong Kong’s Polytechnic University, there appears to be no immediate resolution to one of the biggest flare-ups since anti-government protests began in June. While younger demonstrators were…