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Party throws out Bo Xilai

China's ruling Communist Party has expelled disgraced senior politician Bo Xilai from the party. He will also face criminal charges.

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Footage of Gu Kailai inside courtroom

This footage released by Chinese state broadcaster CCTV shows Gu Kailai in court as the verdict in her trial for the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood is announced.

During the hearing, Gu briefly addressed the court and said: "This verdict is just. It shows special respect for the law, reality and life".

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