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Bo claims wife 'always lies'

Ousted Chinese politician Bo Xilai has claimed his wife Gu Kailai is 'mad' and 'always tells lies' during his trial on charges of bribery, corruption and abuse of power.

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Bo Xilai denies one charge of corruption against him

Ousted Chinese politician Bo Xilai has denied one of the corruption charges against him at a court in eastern China.

A court blog cited him as saying that he never received a bribe from Tang Xiaolin, the general manager of Hong Kong-based export company Dalian International Development Ltd.

He also stands accused of receiving about 21.8 million yuan (£2.3 million) in bribes from Xu Ming, a plastics-to-property entrepreneur who is a close friend.

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