'The implication clearly was that the sacrifice of a number of demonstrators lives now would stabilise the present situation'
The time-lapse video shows the smog sweeping over the city in the space of 20 minutes
President Tsia Ing-wen vows not to give in to recent attempts by Beijing to 'threaten and intimidate' the self-ruled island
More than 700 companies cease production in Beijing as efforts to tackle pollution intensify
'More people, particularly young people, will be determined to break restrictions set by Beijing'
Chinese civil service exam draws about 1.4 million applicants this year.
‘It is not the time to go to war... this visit is the defining moment of my presidency’
Winner of the 2016 Airbnb London Design Innovation medal, Daan Roosegaarde has launched his acclaimed Smog Free Tower in Beijing - and London could be next...
Rapid expansion in China's capital is having a profound geological effect
A preliminary investigation showed that missile operators likely failed to follow proper procedures
The intellectual property tribunal ruled the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus looked too similar to a model made by a small Chinese brand
Top educator tells local media move is ‘the baseline for China to maintain social justice’
'We were wrong...we beg pardon'
The smoggy capital will also double the number of air monitoring stations
In his last run-out for the BBC, Robert Peston travelled to China and the more familiar surroundings of the Square Mile to examine the dragon economy's recent hiccough
Snail hunt? Sure. Unidentifiable street food? Don't mind if we do. Zipwire across a canyon? Bring it on! For Cathy Rogers and her family, six months on a world tour meant a chance to say 'yes' to new experiences