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Hong Kong police fire tear gas to break up anti-government rally

There've been violent clashes in central Hong Kong in the latest pro-democracy protest.

Police in Hong Kong have fired tear gas and water cannon in running battles to try to disperse thousands of pro-democracy activists rioting in the central business district.

Also in the programme: South Africa beat England to win the Rugby World Cup; and we'll talk about a new biography of the American rock singer Janis Joplin, who died at the age of 27 of an accidental heroin overdose.

Picture: Police fire tear gas as they break up thousands of anti-government protesters during a march in Hong Kong, China November 2, 2019. Credit: REUTERS.

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