uk-cyclists-near-miss-at-train-crossing Play

UK cyclist's near miss at train crossing

Footage released by the British Transport Police shows a cyclist come within a whisker of being struck by a train after passing the security barrier at a crossing in Waterbeach, in the English county of Cambridgeshire. Oct 2, 2013
berlusconi-italys-midas-loses-his-touch Play

Berlusconi: Italy's Midas loses his touch

Abandoned by top aides and choked by legal woes, Silvio Berlusconi's defeat in a showdown with Prime Minister Enrico Letta on Wednesday was seen by analysts as a sign of his terminal decline. After two decades in politics, the bombastic tycoon who once compared himself to Jesus Christ cut an increasingly lonely figure as one by one his lieutenants broke ranks to support the government. Oct 2, 2013
vietnam-court-jails-activist-lawyer-for-30-months Play

Vietnam court jails activist lawyer for 30 months

A Vietnamese court sentences a prominent activist lawyer to 30 months in jail on tax evasion charges as hundreds of his supporters stage a protest in the capital against the one-party communist state's crackdown on dissent Oct 2, 2013
greek-neo-nazi-lawmakers-indicted Play

Greek neo-Nazi lawmakers indicted

Four lawmakers from Greece's Golden Dawn neo-Nazi party were charged Wednesday with belonging to a criminal organisation as the authorities move to dismantle the group after the murder of an anti-fascist musician. Oct 2, 2013
image-conscious-china-chides-its-unruly-tourists Play

Image-conscious China chides its 'unruly' tourists

Chinese tourists should not pick their noses in public, pee in pools or steal airplane life jackets, China's image-conscious authorities have warned in a handbook in their latest effort to counter unruly behaviour. Duration: 01:09 Oct 2, 2013
cameras-capture-sumatran-rhino-in-indonesia Play

Cameras capture Sumatran rhino in Indonesia

Hidden cameras capture images of the critically endangered Sumatran rhino on the Indonesian part of Borneo island, where it was thought to have long ago died out, the WWF say. Duration: 00:22 Oct 2, 2013
e-cigarette-inventor-fights-for-financial-rewards Play

E-cigarette inventor fights for financial rewards

The Chinese inventor who dreamed up the electronic cigarette in a nicotine-induced vision says that despite its global popularity, copycat versions and legal disputes mean he has battled to cash in on his creation. Duration: 01:15 Oct 2, 2013