1 October 2014 Last updated at 06:37

Defiant HK protests on National Day

Hong Kong crowds gather for huge pro-democracy rallies, as leader CY Leung urges protesters to work with Beijing speaking on China's national day.

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Live coverage from Hong Kong where thousands of people are on the streets on National Day in protest over changes to electoral laws.

Umbrellas of pro-democracy demonstrators are placed on a road during a protest in Hong Kong on 30 September 2014Protests hit uncharted territory

As people in Hong Kong blockade streets, BBC China editor Carrie Gracie looks at how protests could end - and whether there's any chance of compromise.

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