Xu Ming (44), who reportedly died of heart problems at a prison in Wuhan in central Hubei province, China. His family told local media he had no history of such issues. Photograph: Reuters/ China Daily

Chinese tycoon Xu Ming, a former business ally of Bo Xilai and a key witness in the disgraced Communist Party official’s trial, has died in prison of (...)

From left: former Chongqing police chief and Bo protege Wang Lijun; former Chongqing Communist Party chief Bo Xilai; Bo’s estranged wife Gu Kailai. Photographs: Jinan Intermediate People’s Court/handout via Reuters

The prosecution has demanded severe punishment for disgraced senior Communist Party cadre Bo Xilai at the end of China’s trial of the century , an unu(...)

Bo Xilai stands on trial at the court in eastern China’s Shandong province on Thursday. Photograph: AP/Jinan Intermediate People’s Court

Bo Xilai, the purged one-time rising star of the Chinese Communist Party, struck a combative note on the first day of his trial in the eastern city of(...)

Former Chongqing party secretary Bo Xilai’s  trial  on corruption charges begins tomorrow

Bo Guagua, the son of purged former Communist leader Bo Xilai who goes on trial on Thursday, has called for justice for his father. He has also spoken(...)