The wife of a disgraced senior Communist Party figure once tipped as a future leader has been named as a suspect over the murder of a British man killed in China.
State media is reporting Chinese police have reopened the investigation into the death of Neil Heywood after finding evidence implicating Bo Xilai's wife, Gu Kailai.
In revelations likely to reshape leadership succession plans, Mr Bo has now been banished from the party's Central Committee and its Politburo, effectively ending the career of China's most controversial politician.
The official Xinhua news agency confirmed his wife had been implicated in the death of businessman Mr Heywood, who was found dead in a hotel room in Chongqing last November. Read More