Bo Xilai and his wife
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What caused Bo Xilai's downfall?

Neil Heywood, the British businessman found dead in a hotel room in China, was not working for British intelligence according to the British Foreign Secretary William Hague.

Mr Heywood had established close links with Bo Xilai, a senior Chinese politician, who's now accused of tapping the phones of Communist party leaders.

The BBC's Mukul Devichand has just returned from Chongqing where he found a city under the iron-grip of Bo Xilai, a grip that has threatened Beijing's rule in a way not seen since Tianammen Square.

  • 27 Apr 2012
  • From the section China