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Gu Kailai jailed over Heywood murder

20 August 2012 Last updated at 06:25 BST

Gu Kailai the wife of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai has been given a suspended death sentence for the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood.

Gu Kailai did not contest charges at her one-day trial that she poisoned Mr Heywood in November 2011.

Susana Mendonca reports.