RT News - October 04, 2014 (17:00 MSK)

Another barbaric video of the execution of a hostage by Islamic State - British aid worker Alan Henning. In the UK, the reaction's been of shock, revulsion - and whether Downing Street is doing enough to protect Britons. Washington admits it pressured Europe into imposing sanctions on Russia - and that the EU was initially reluctant. We've got the details. There's been a renewed assault on Donetsk in Ukraine - with one person reported dead, and locals claiming their city is now riddled with unexploded mines. And, a nailbiting showdown in Brazil will see two key rivals battle it out for the presidency, after a rollercoaster campaign that's now too close to call.