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Tuesday, 07 October 2014 - 9:11
Hong Kong students agree to formal talks
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Representatives from Hong Kong's Occupy Central movement have agreed to hold formal talks with the government.

No date has been set but the students made it clear the talks would be called off if the remaining demonstrators were cleared from the streets by force.

As the protests entered their second week, crowds began to die down as civil servants returned to work yesterday.

Pro-democracy activists are protesting at China's plans to vet candidates when Hong Kong holds elections in 2017.

 
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