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Analysis: ITV's China Correspondent on Bo Xilai

Chinese lawmakers have stripped a disgraced politician of his last official position, paving the way for him to be charged over the death of a London businessman.

Neil Heywood was born in Kensington and educated at Harrow.

He was found dead in a hotel room in China in November.

Bo Xilai is expected to face accusations that he knew his wife had carried out the murder before authorities were alerted to the crime.

We have this report from ITV's China Correspondent Angus Walker.

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Chinese politician loses immunity from prosecution

China has stripped disgraced politician Bo Xilai of his last official position, paving the way for formal criminal charges to be laid against him in connection with the death of a London businessman.

He is expected to face accusations that he knew his wife had murdered Neil Heywood before the authorities were alerted to the crime.

By formally expelling him from parliament, Bo has had his immunity from prosecution removed.

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