Briton killed by Bo's wife was spying

2012-11-06 18:51

A British businessman murdered by the wife of top Chinese politician Bo Xilai had informed on the couple for over a year to his country's spy agency, a report says.

China: Evidence in doubt in Briton's murder

2012-09-28 09:00

A Chinese forensic expert says she doubts the official version of what caused the death of a British businessman whose murder has touched off the nation's biggest political scandal in decades.

China: Leftists defy party, back Bo Xilai

2012-08-21 11:01

Leftist supporters of China's toppled politician Bo Xilai are digging in for an unusually defiant defence of their hero, arguing that he and his wife are victims of a plot in the Communist Party.

Gu Kailai gets suspended death sentence

2012-08-20 07:18

A Chinese court has sentenced the wife of disgraced Politburo member Bo Xilai to death but has suspended her execution.

Bo Xilai's fate still uncertain

2012-08-11 14:05

An extraordinarily lengthy report on the trial of the wife of a disgraced top Chinese politician clarifies that she will be convicted and punished, but leaves questions over the fate of her husband.

Chinese police 'admit' murder cover-up

2012-08-10 21:04

Four Chinese police officers have admitted in court to covering up the killing of a British businessman to protect the wife of a senior politician charged with his murder, an official says.

Politics reign in China murder trial

2012-08-07 13:00

In a tightly orchestrated China murder trial involving the wife of a fallen Chinese leader, authorities are seeking to keep the corruption question out.


China: Disgraced Bo expelled from party

2012-09-28 14:02

Disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai has been expelled from the ruling Communist Party and will face corruption and other criminal charges, the latest step in a scandal that has overshadowed a political transition now set to take place in early November.

Bo's ex-police chief on 'open' trial

2012-09-18 09:00

An ex-police chief who triggered the Chinese Communist party's biggest scandal in years just months ahead of a sensitive leadership change has gone on "open trial" on bribery-related charges.

Gu Kailai's 'light' sentence draws anger

2012-08-20 13:00

Chinese web users have been posting angry reactions to Gu Kailai's suspended death sentence, with many saying she was given special treatment as the wife of a former political leader.

China: Gu Kailai murder verdict date set

2012-08-17 08:20

A Chinese court will issue its verdict in the murder trial of Gu Kailai, the wife of disgraced former Communist party leader Bo Xilai, says a local government official.

China: Politician's wife admits killing

2012-08-10 22:29

The wife of the disgraced former Communist Party boss of Chongqing has confessed to murdering a British businessman, apologised for the "tragedy" she caused and was ready to accept her punishment.

'Facts will speak' in China murder trial

2012-08-08 12:00

The son of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai has told CNN the "facts will speak for themselves" in the case of his mother, who is set to go on trial over the murder of a British businessman.

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