Prime Minister David Cameron urged lawmakers on Wednesday to approve air strikes
Prime Minister David Cameron urged lawmakers on Wednesday to approve air strikes against Islamic State in Syria, saying Britain could make a “real difference” to the U.S.-led campaign to destroy the militants.
Britain offers France the use of an air base in Cyprus to hit the militants group behind the Paris attacks
French President Francois Hollande met British Prime Minister David Cameron in Paris on Monday as part of efforts to rally support for the fight against Islamic State and Hollande is also due to visit Washington and Moscow this week.
Cameron offered air-to-air refueling services and said he was convinced Britain should carry out air strikes alongside France on the group in Syria and would be recommending that Britain’s parliament vote through such measures.
Britain and the United States carried out a planned drill with leading global firms on Thursday to see how they would respond to a cyber incident in the financial sector.
The test focused on how the world’s two biggest financial centers, New York and London, would cope with a cyber attack in terms of sharing information, communicating with the public and handling an incident.