Anti-Japan protests hit China

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There are warnings that tensions between China and Japan could lead to armed conflict.

They started after Japan said it had agreed a deal to buy a chain of disputed islands in the East China Sea from their private Japanese owner.

China has maintained its sovereignty over the islands which are also claimed by Taiwan.

Martin Patience reports.

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