The British government said today that it has increased border security in response to the attack on the Charlie Hebdo newspaper in Paris yesterday.
A spokesperson for David Cameron said the measures included increased security at British checkpoints at the French port of Calais and at the Eurostar terminal in Paris, adding that Britain had sent a police counter-terrorism expert to France.
Home Secretary Theresa May said the decision had not been made in response to specific intelligence. Britain’s threat alert was already at its second highest level (severe) before the attack, which means that an attack is highly likely. It has not been changed despite Cameron warning yesterday that it might be.
“Following the attacks we took the precautionary step yesterday of increasing security at the French-UK border,” May said. “Officers from border force, the police and other organisations operating at the UK border have intensified checks on passengers, on vehicles, and on goods coming from France and other parts of Europe.”
Britain’s emergency response committee Cobra met to discuss the Paris attack in which 12 people were killed. May chaired the meeting, which heard briefings from intelligence agencies and national security advisers.
Cameron has said militants returning from Syria and Iraq pose the biggest risk to the country’s security. He said at a press conference yesterday: “There is no one single answer to these appalling terrorist attacks. We have to all be vigilant. We have to try to address all the problems of radicalisation that have happened in our country.”
The prime minister’s spokesperson said police experts were ready to talk to British media outlets who had concerns about their security.
Source: Christian Today
WHAT DO YOU THINK?- We have all sinned and deserve God's judgment. God, the Father, sent His only Son to satisfy that judgment for those who believe in Him. Jesus, the creator and eternal Son of God, who lived a sinless life, loves us so much that He died for our sins, taking the punishment that we deserve, was buried, and rose from the dead according to the Bible. If you truly believe and trust this in your heart, receiving Jesus alone as your Savior, declaring, "Jesus is Lord," you will be saved from judgment and spend eternity with God in heaven.
What is your response?
If you are not a Christian, and would like to become a Christian. Simply say - "LORD Jesus, thank you for forgiving me of my SINs, today I am deciding to follow you. Accept me into your family, in Jesus name I pray. Amen "
If you still have questions , click here to Contact Us, we are here to help
Unless otherwise specified, the news and opinions expressed are solely the source's and author's and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Christian Mail.