Ousted Chinese politician Bo Xilai was seen in public for the first time in 17 months when his trial opened in the eastern city of Jinan.
The picture, issued by the Jinan court, showed a clean-shaven Bo standing in the dock without handcuffs, his hands crossed in front of him, and flanked by two policemen.
For the first time we've heard allegations and confessions which shed light on the circumstances leading up to the murder of Neil Heywood.
The fallen Chinese politician Bo Xilai has come out fighting in what many predicted would be a show trial written by the Communist Party.
China's ruling party is hoping to close the case, control the coverage of this historic trial and clamp down on any support he still has.