RT News - July 17, 2017 (17:00 MSK)

France is accused of plotting to oust the City of London as Europe's financial centre - and undermine the UK economy with Brexit negotiations now in full swing in Brussels. Dozens of mayors of small rural towns in southern Italy rally against the government's handling of the migrant crisis - as another eight-thousand people arrive ashore in just a week. As ISIL retreats from its strongholds in Iraq and Syria, concerns are raised over the future of the children indoctrinated with the group's extremist ideology. A 72-hour ceasefire is being urged in the US city of Baltimore, where many locals have lost family and friends following a surge in gun violence.