Chinese politician Bo Xilai trial date set
18 August 2013 Last updated at 15:33 BST
Disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai will go on trial on Thursday, charged with bribery, corruption and abuse of power, according to state media.
Bo Xilai, formerly the Communist Party chief of Chongqing, was expelled from the party after a scandal surrounding the murder of a British businessman.
Jonathan Josephs reports.