China's President has led celebrations to mark the 25th anniversary since the UK handed over Hong Kong to China.
Surrounded by a huge security presence, Xi Jinping used the occasion to claim the former colony has 'risen from the ashes'.
But the UK government says there has been a steady erosion of political and civil rights since Beijing tightened its control of the territory in 2019, with a brutal crackdown on pro-democracy protests.
Sky's Asia Correspondent Tom Cheshire reports.
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