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Hamilton fastest in Hungary practice

Friday, July 25th 2014, 9:51
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Hungary Hungary

Lewis Hamilton beats Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in first practice for Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix.
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McDonald's halts nuggets sales in HK

Friday, July 25th 2014, 1:36
related countries: China China

Fast-food chain McDonald's suspends sale of chicken nuggets in Hong Kong over the out of date meat scandal at a Chinese supplier.
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Forbes sold to Chinese investors

Friday, July 18th 2014, 19:38
related countries: China China

After 97 years of family ownership, Forbes Media announces it has sold a majority stake of the firm to a Hong Kong-based group of international investors.
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MTR wins £1.4bn Crossrail franchise

Friday, July 18th 2014, 10:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The £1.4bn contract to run the Crossrail franchise through London from 2018 has been awarded to Hong Kong-based MTR Corporation, Transport for London (TfL) has announced
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Plane turbulence causes injuries

Wednesday, July 16th 2014, 10:23
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A passenger plane from South Africa to Hong Kong hits severe turbulence, leaving 20 passengers wounded, two critically.
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HK submits electoral reform report

Tuesday, July 15th 2014, 12:43
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Hong Kong kick-starts a political reform process by submitting a report to Beijing about the prospect of universal suffrage in the territory.
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VIDEO: Hong Kong vote reform report due

Tuesday, July 15th 2014, 0:36
related countries: China China

A report on electoral reform in Hong Kong is due to be presented to the Chinese government.
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'Anthrax found' in Hungarian beef

Friday, July 4th 2014, 9:31

Five people are admitted to a Hungarian hospital after the discovery of the deadly anthrax disease in beef, reports say.
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Hong Kong police arrest protesters

Wednesday, July 2nd 2014, 7:50

Police in Hong Kong arrest more than 500 demonstrators who staged a pro-democracy sit-in, hours after tens of thousands marched in the city.
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Hong Kong crowds rally for democracy

Tuesday, July 1st 2014, 21:47

Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents hold a pro-democracy rally, days after an unofficial poll on universal suffrage in the territory.
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HK 'referendum' draws nearly 800,000

Monday, June 30th 2014, 6:15
related countries: China China

A total of 792,808 voters took part in an unofficial referendum on universal suffrage in Hong Kong, organisers said.
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VIDEO: Century since death of Franz Ferdinand

Saturday, June 28th 2014, 9:46

The 28 June 2014 marks 100 years to the day since a young Serb nationalist shot dead the heir to the throne of the Austro-Hungarian empire.
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Why is Hong Kong holding unofficial poll?

Friday, June 27th 2014, 23:42

Why Hong Kong is holding an unofficial vote on democracy
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Hong Kong voters embrace unofficial poll

Monday, June 23rd 2014, 4:47

Hong Kong voters embrace unofficial poll
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HK votes in unofficial referendum

Friday, June 20th 2014, 8:32

Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong are holding an unofficial vote on universal suffrage, with organisers saying 35,000 voted in its first hour.
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Hong Kong voting website 'attacked'

Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 15:09

Organisers of an unofficial referendum on democratic reform in Hong Kong say their voting website has been attacked.
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Wizz Air scraps flotation plans

Monday, June 16th 2014, 8:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Hungarian low cost airline Wizz Air cancels plans to list on the London stock market citing "market volatility in the airline sector".
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VIDEO: Hundreds of pandas at HK airport

Monday, June 9th 2014, 11:42

One thousand six hundred pandas, made out of papier mache, have been installed at Hong Kong Airport.
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How Tiananmen inspires HK youth

Thursday, June 5th 2014, 4:09

How Tiananmen inspires Hong Kong's young activists
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VIDEO: Hong Kong marks Tiananmen anniversary

Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 23:05
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Tens of thousands have gathered in Hong Kong for the only major commemoration in China of the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre in Beijing.
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VIDEO: HK vigil as security tight in Beijing

Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 19:36
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Thousands hold a vigil in Hong Kong to mark the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre while security remains tight in Beijing.
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Crowds at Hong Kong Tiananmen vigil

Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 17:14
related countries: China China

Tens of thousands of people attend a vigil in Hong Kong in China's only commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.
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Tiananmen tense on rally anniversary

Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 13:43
related countries: China China, Taiwan Taiwan
related places: Beijing, Taipei

Chinese security personnel swamp Tiananmen Square on the 25th anniversary of the Beijing massacre, as memorials are held in Hong Kong.
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VIDEO: Hong Kong burns Ivory stockpile

Thursday, May 15th 2014, 19:04

Hong Kong says it will burn 30 tonnes of ivory over the course of a year to help combat the illegal trade.
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Gormley show 'pulled after suicide'

Tuesday, May 13th 2014, 16:43

An exhibition by sculptor Antony Gormley, featuring lone human figures on rooftops, is cancelled - reportedly over the suicide of a Hong Kong bank worker.
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Hungary uprising: Minister jailed

Tuesday, May 13th 2014, 15:42

A former Hungarian interior minister is found guilty of war crimes over the suppression of the October 1956 uprising against communist rule.
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HK tycoons in major corruption trial

Thursday, May 8th 2014, 9:01

Billionaire property developers Thomas and Raymond Kwok go on trial in Hong Kong in the city's biggest ever corruption case.
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Crew missing after ship sinks off HK

Monday, May 5th 2014, 9:32

At least 11 crew members are missing after two ships collided off the coast of southern Hong Kong, a police official says.
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Are Indonesian maids safe in Hong Kong?

Monday, April 28th 2014, 21:30
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Are Indonesian maids vulnerable to abuse in Hong Kong?
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Goodman Fielder snubs $1.2bn offer

Monday, April 28th 2014, 7:11
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Singapore Singapore

Australian food company Goodman Fielder snubs $1.2bn all-cash takeover offer from Singapore and Hong Kong parties, citing the move as "opportunistic".
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Tiananmen museum opens in Hong Kong

Saturday, April 26th 2014, 13:42
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

The first museum dedicated to the 1989 protests in Beijing's Tiananmen Square - still a taboo topic in mainland China - opens in Hong Kong.
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Manila and HK resolve hostage row

Wednesday, April 23rd 2014, 12:17
related countries: Philippines Philippines
related places: Manila

The Philippines and Hong Kong agree to resolve a row over a 2010 bus hijacking in Manila that left eight Hong Kong tourists dead.
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RBS fined over illegal HK trades

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014, 18:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is fined HK$6m (£460,000) by Hong Kong regulators for failing to detect a series of unauthorised transactions by one of its traders.
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