Arrests across China after cult spreads rumour that world will end on 21 December
The charismatic Communist 'Princeling' appears to be a mass of contradictions
British businessman whose death sparked ructions in Chinese Communist Party, 'passed information to MI6'
Communist Party reaches 'new level of psychosis' as it readies for safe handover of power in Beijing
Chinese leader is thought to disapprove of his family's business dealings – but revelations could still damage him
Gigi Chao advised to find a gay man and 'split the dosh' after father advertises for a suitable husband
Chinese police called in to deal with thousands of workers fighting and rioting in dormitories
The great wall of silence around Xi could cause problems for the Chinese leadership
Rumour mill in overdrive as vice-president cancels meetings with foreign dignitaries without reason
China's 'champagne communist' celebrity politician could face trial after angering party elite, say analysts
Priests, bishops and cardinals gather for a mass in St Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican to commemorate Holy Thursday. The holiday, also known as Maundy Thursday, celebrates the Last Supper of Jesus and his disciples.
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