A brief recap of Day 17 in Hong Kong's Umbrella Revolution.
Another report alleging possible corruption involving Leung Chun-ying is released by Australian media.
Hundreds of armed police begin removing barricades in Causeway Bay very early in the morning.
Student protest leader Alex Chow said that the small numbers would not undermine the protest and the protest sites will remain.
Pro-Beijing Democratic Alliance for Betterment of Hong Kong Tam Yiu-chung claims that the protest shows signs of 'foreign forces' interfering in Hong Kong.
Police work quickly with power tools and superior numbers to remove barricades in Queensway and reopen some roads.
Protesters attempt to block the protest from entering the Admiralty protest site with the situation becoming tense.
Police allow protesters to collect their belongings as Queensway is reopened to traffic.
Up to a hundred protesters remain at the protest sites under watch with a increased police presence.
China expert and former journalist Ching Cheong said the Occupy Central movement had been successful in some respects, even if the demands they set out were not fulfilled.
Leung Chun-ying's conduct and business dealings have been questioned again with allegations that there was another company involved on the day he signed a deal with Australina Company, UGL.
The Hong Kong Tramway Workers Union has said that its members have had their hourly salaries affected by the inability to drive trams through the protest area.
Police have said that they will remove the barricades in Mongkok following Admiralty describing it as a 'high risk area' however stressing that protesters would be allowed to remain.
Undersecretary for Home Affairs Florence Hui said the public sentiment against the movement had reached a “breaking point” urging protesters to leave as soon as possible.
Hong Kong's hospital authority has confirmed the number of patients admitted to emergency as a result of the protests has risen to 188 with most being discharged and a few remaining in a stable condition.
Police remove barricades in Causeway Bay. Source: Danny Lee/SCMP