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Bitterly divided Hong Kong returns to polls

Hongkongers went to the polls in controversial Legislative Council by-elections on Sunday, with early voting in one constituency marked by  a scuffle when Beijing loyalists surrounded a pro-democracy candidate. The city’s pro-democracy camp is hoping to claw back seats following a campaign that has once again exposed deep political divisions. The vote comes as China […]