Tiananmen Square today: Has anything really changed in China?

The world has been focused on the 75th anniversary of D-Day this month, but there is another date we dare not forget

09 June 2019 - 00:00 By The Daily Telegraph

Peals of laughter from middle school students in orange hats and navy tracksuits rang out as tourists jostled under the hot sun around Tiananmen Square on Tuesday.

For most - aside from more security checks - it was just another day in the capital city. But a heavy police presence, armoured vans and buses full of military personnel drawn to the square hinted that this was no ordinary day...

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