In all the recent interest in the London bombs this news story has passed almost unnoticed.
China are making a huge loan to Robert Mugabe’s Zimbabwe. It’s great for both parties; Mugabe can prop up the economy that he himself has destroyed and China get a lot of influence in Africa.
So now, as well as their suppression of free spreech and denial of religious freedom China are supporting evil regimes abroad.
And we deal with these sorts of regimes by rewarding them with the World’s largest sporting event.