RT News - March 9, 2015 (12:00 MSK)

It's time for the EU to have its own army - according to the European Commission chief, whose calls are resonating with Germany and Finland, who say they're on board; The dangers of the oil boom in the U.S. - a rise in crude shipping by rail triggers a spike in oil accidents, with the most-recent derailment in Illinois ending in days of fire; London's population reaches an all-time-high of over eight and a half million - with forecasts fuelling worries that the British capital is fit to burst.