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Business Line: the high cost of high security, and fighting terror with kittens...

Business Line: the high cost of high security, and fighting terror with kittens...
By Euronews

<p>Europe is on high security alert following the attacks in Paris on November 13. </p> <p>During this short period of time Europeans have had to get used to a new reality – with a major capital paralysed for several days, its metro and schools shut down: an unprecedented case.</p> <p>Many countries announced plans to mobilise additional personnel to provide extra security, although at considerable cost. Can they afford it? </p> <p>In this edition of Business Line we take a closer look at the defence budgets of EU countries – to see whether they have the money to increase security spending, and to find out who is spending the most. </p> <p>Following the events in Brussels, in our IT-dedicated segment we’ll see how Belgian Twitter users were determined in their response to the threat of terrorism. What’s the best reaction to violence and hatred? Simple: photos of funny kitties!</p>