Japanese politician's hysterical apology goes viral

Footage of an under-fire Japanese politician dramatically banging his fists on his desk and wailing remorsefully over alleged misuse of public funds has attracted millions of views on YouTube.

Ryutaro Nonomura was filmed crying and yelling "you don't understand" at reporters at a press conference in the city of Kobe, amid suspicion of misuse of more than 3 million yen (£17,000) in expenses.