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Hong Kong protesters storm parliament


Protests against Beijing's influence spilled over into violence. Demonstrators fear democratic freedoms will shrink. Also in this edition: Donald Trump's non-standard diplomacy; the royal split that's transfixed the Arab world; the politics that led to Europe getting two women bosses; and how Taylor Swift is splitting the music world, again. (Picture: the former colonial flag in Hong Hong's vandalised Legislative Council building. Credit: Reuters)


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 2019-07-06  24m