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'Never surrender': Hong Kong's protest graffiti – in pictures

It’s been more than 100 days since anti-government protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong, calling for the complete withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill, an independent inquiry into police brutality, the retraction of the word ‘riot’ to describe the rallies, and genuine universal suffrage. Even though the Hong Kong government formally withdrew the controversial bill this month, many protesters have vowed to continue the fight until all their demands are met as many demonstrations ended up in violent clashes with the police after much chaos and vandalism.

The vending machines of Tokyo – in pictures

Since first visiting Tokyo in the 1990s, the London-based photographer Tim Easley has been fascinated by the city’s colourful vending machines.

“They’re so much a part of the landscape they go unnoticed,” he says. No location is safe from them – Mount Fuji has vending machines at the summit.”

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