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Bo Xilai sentenced to life in prison

Disgraced Chinese politician, Bo Xilai, has been convicted and and sentenced to life behind bars for corruption, embezzlement and abuse of power.

Bo Xilai trial ends, prosecutors demand severe punishment

China's prosecutors demanded a heavy sentence for ousted top politician Bo Xilai at the end of his divisive and dramatic trial on Monday.

China’s Bo denounces former police chief as ‘vile’ liar

Ousted Chinese politician Bo Xilai angrily denounced his former police chief on Sunday on the fourth day of his trial.

China’s Bo Xilai denies bribery accusations

Fallen politician Bo Xilai has opposed one of the bribery charges against him as he appeared in China's most political trial in over three decades.

Court date set for Bo Xilai

The trial of disgraced senior Chinese politician Bo Xilai will start on Thursday when he will face charges of bribery, corruption and abuse of power.

Swift trial expected for China’s Bo Xilai

The popular politician's hearing will likely last only a few hours and have a predictable result.

China’s battle for the future

China's greatest political scandal for a generation seems like a cross between an airport thriller and a Stalinist show trial.

Secrecy reigns as China puts ex-leader’s wife on trial for murder

China has kicked off its most sensitive trial in decades, in which Gu Kailai is expected to be convicted of murdering a British businessman.

China to let British diplomats attend trial of Bo Xilai’s wife

Surprise concession granted as China prepares for trial of Gu Kailai for alleged murder of British businessman Neil Heywood.

No hiding why Bo had to go

In the glare of the social media, it has been impossible for China's authorities to keep a clamp on things, especially why Bo Xilai had to leave.

Web giants pander to Chinese government

China's largest internet companies have promised the government they will banish online rumours after whispers of a coup swept through the country.

China shuts down websites after coup rumours

China has shut down websites, made a string of arrests and punished two popular microblogs after rumours of a coup linked to a major political drama.

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