World Israel Syria Benjamin Netanyahu Bashar al-Assad Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned that the Syrian regime is no longer “immune” from retaliation. Speaking at the Policy Exchange think tank in London during a diplomatic tour of Europe, Netanyahu warned that Israel would destroy Syrian forces it deemed a threat to Israel. “He is no longer immune, his regime is no longer immune,” the prime minister said. “If he fires at us, we will destroy his forces…There is a new calculus that has to take place.” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, Germany, June 4, 2018. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt Recommended Slideshows 51 In Pictures: The 50 Most Powerful Military Forces in the World 61 Every World Press Photo Winner Ever: 60 Images That Define Our World 51 The World's Most Expensive Cities for a Cup of Coffee Netanyahu is … [Read more...] about Israel Will Destroy Assad’s Forces If Fired On, Netanyahu Says
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News / UK and world by Press Association June 7, 2018, 11:57 am FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter Fire commanders marshalling the battle against the Grenfell Tower inferno had “no obvious and safe alternative strategy” than telling residents to stay put, an inquiry has heard. The London Fire Brigade (LFB) has been criticised for the length of time taken to abandon the policy – nearly two hours after the blaze was first reported – despite flames reaching every floor. On the final day of opening statements at the inquiry into the disaster, The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) said both commanders and firefighters were left in an “impossible situation”. The refurbishment of the building has seen material installed that made it a “highly combustible death trap”, which the brigade lacked training and procedures to tackle, the union said. Fire safety advice within tall buildings is set by the … [Read more...] about Grenfell fire chiefs had no safe alternative to stay put strategy, inquiry told
THE Mandarin Oriental Hotel is one of London's leading five-star hotels and is situated on the edge of Hyde Park. Here's what we know about the fancy hotel and how the fire on Wednesday afternoon started. Where is the Mandarin Oriental Hotel and what happened? Mandarin Oriental Hotel had just completed a multi-million-pound renovation, a week before the fire broke out on June 6. At least 120 firefighters scrambled to the luxury hotel in William Street, Knightsbridge just before 4pm. Dramatic footage on social media showed thick black smoke billowing across the sky. Dozens of guests were evacuated outside and reportedly moved to another hotel for safety. It is not yet known if anyone was injured. The luxury hotel - which includes the Michelin-starred restaurant Foliage - recently underwent a multi-million pound refurbishment.How did the blaze start? The cause of the fire is not currently known - but London Fire Brigade revealed the blaze was on the roof of the hotel. London … [Read more...] about What caused the Mandarin Oriental fire in London and where is the Knightsbridge hotel?
0 Have your say STV chief executive Simon Pitts insisted that the broadcaster is not being readied for a sell-off to the wider ITV network as he faced a grilling from MSPs today. But the under fire boss faced criticism over the £853,000 "golden hello" package he received when taking over the post after the shock decision last month to axe 59 jobs and close down loss-making STV2. Mr Pitts insisted that "hardly anybody" was watching STV2 and insisted the recent cutbacks is the only way the broadcaster can survive in the changing digital age when fewer people are watching TV news. Green MSP Ross Greer challenged Mr Pitts over his claims that he is making "tough decisions" at Holyrood’s Culture committee. "You, this year, will receive £1.2 million in total earnings - there are people in your newsroom on £18,000 a year - journalists who are facing redundancy," Mr Greer said."Now the harsh decision for them is that that's their livelihood. It must be … [Read more...] about Under fire STV chief rules out sell-off to ITV