Day two of the Bo Xilai trial and police have widened the cordon around the court considerably. They want to avoid a repeat of yesterday's crowds and individual protests.
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.