RT News - October 31, 2014 (17:00 MSK)

France's fury - another rally against police brutality turns violent, the latest following the death of a young eco-activist during a confrontation with officers. Flames and financial wreckage line the legacy of the European Commission's longest-serving president, who bows out today. We look at his decade in charge, and ask Europeans just how much they know about the bloc. Struggling strategy - Washington's top diplomat calls for talks with the Syrian government, but the Pentagon chief warns that President Assad is being made stronger by America's war on Islamic State. Plus, live and kicking - RT's sister channel launches in the UK, despite a biting media reception - with a mission to give British audiences a real alternative.