Protests in Hong Kong have escalated to their most violent in six months of unrest.

Police stormed a major campus where students armed with petrol bombs and catapults had barricaded themselves.

China correspondent Bill Birtles was on the ground at Hong Kong's Polytechnic University when police went in.

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