RT News - October 17, 2017 (12:00 MSK)

The Iraqi army claims it's in full control of Kirkuk after Kurdish fighters fled the disputed city. This comes as Baghdad digs in on imposing security, following an outlawed independence referendum. A noisy night in Barcelona - locals make their feelings heard, following the arrest of two leaders in Catalonia, as the independence crisis rumbles on. And, victims of burglary, car crime or shoplifiting in London might not get much help from the police in a few years - as budget cuts see the force consider scaling back investigating certain offences.