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Hong Kong protesters face crucial weekend test after airport setback


Millions of people have hit the streets while clashes have broken out between police and small groups of hardcore protesters for ten consecutive weekends.

Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement faces a major test this weekend as it tries to muster another huge crowd following criticism over a recent violent airport protest and as concerns mount over Beijing's next move.

Ten weeks of protests have plunged the international finance hub into crisis with the communist mainland taking an increasingly hardline tone, including labelling the more violent protester actions "terrorist-like".

Chinese state media have put out images of military personnel and ...


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